Caregivers play a vital role in the recovery and daily functional of brain injury survivors. There are many resources and organizations available to help caregivers, too. Below are links to some of them.
Organizations for Caregivers
- Family Caregiver Alliance
A voice for caregivers for public policy, resources, support and networking, services, and more.
- Recovery Awareness Foundation
This organization's purpose is to assist the primary caregiver of people with brain injuries. They provide education, financial and emotional support, discussion lists, articles, a newsletter, links to resources, and more.
Websites, Articles, and Support for Caregivers
- The Caregiver's Handbook http://www5.biostat.wustl.edu/alzheimer/care.html
Very helpful and well done online handbook. This is an online version of the print version produced by The Caregiver Education and Support Services, San Diego.
- The TBI Helpdesk for Caregivers
This site is devoted to caregivers. You'll find recent abstracts to books and journal articles, brain injury terms, local support groups, chat groups, and more.