Media

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, political and academic arguments for doing so, but is there the motivation from the clinical psychology profession and the context in which the profession works?

This article was co-written by members of the NeuroTriage team and was published in The Neuropsychologist in October 2017. Click on the icon below to download the full text.

You may also like
Homelessness In Britain: The Facts
Homelessness In Britain: The Facts
Alcohol Related Brain Damage (ARBD) Conference
Alcohol Related Brain Damage (ARBD) Conference