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Homelessness and brain injury: What role do we play as socially-conscious service providers?

Homelessness and brain injury: What role do we play as socially-conscious service providers?

The homeless population is vulnerable to the impact of health inequalities and complex unmet needs. Neuropsychological deficits are particularly prevalent, with considerable risk of traumatic brain injury, dementia and the neurological effects of substance misuse. Services must adapt pathways and protocols to provide much needed support. There are economic, clinical,...

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Autism, brain injury and trauma webinar

Autism, brain injury and trauma webinar

Homeless Link have produced a webinar examining the growing awareness of the links between homelessness and conditions such as Autism and acquired brain injury. The webinar discusses how these conditions relate to homelessness, some good practice suggestions around how to recognise the differences and respond effectively and where to go...

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Britain’s young sofa surfer surge

Britain’s young sofa surfer surge

Back in December 2014 Channel 4 looked at the thousands of young people who are relying on the goodwill of others each night, moving from sofa to sofa. This hidden problem, invisible as they aren't seen on the streets at night, is rapidly increasing with many just one step away...

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Not My First Rodeo

A short film on homelessness and brain injury and how one man with a brain injury ended up homeless

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