Acquired brain injury (ABI)

An ABI is an injury caused to the brain since birth or by another cause such as:

  • a fall
  • a road accident
  • a tumour
  • or a stroke.

If you have or know someone who has an acquired brain injury there are different methods of support that may be available.


Wellbeing Independence Partnership (WIP)

You can make contact with the Wellbeing Independence Partnership to talk about what support is available to you within your local community. 

Telephone: 01952 385385 (when prompted please select option two).


Care Act assessment

You may be eligible for a Care Act assessment. This assessment is focused on the outcomes that you would like to achieve. If you are eligible, we might need to provide prevention and rehabilitation services to improve levels of independence.

View information about the Care Act assessment


Safe places

Visit the Safe places website for information about places in the community that you can go if you are out and about in the community and you feel unsafe, scared or at risk.


Community groups, clubs and services

There are lots of groups, clubs and services in the community that may be of interest to you, take a look on Live Well Telford.

Visit Live Well Telford website

Last updated: 18/01/2021 16:59