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injury

Law a violation or infringement of another person's rights that causes him harm and is actionable at law

injury

[′in·jə·rē]
(medicine)
A structural or functional stress or trauma that induces a pathologic process.
Damage resulting from the stress.
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Unfortunately the vast majority of people who suffer an acquired brain injury are not so lucky and these are the people that we want to help, through the care of Brightwater s Oats St facility.
Since opening its doors, ResCare Premier has expanded and developed programs to meet the diverse needs of individuals with acquired brain injury.
A spokesperson for Headway said: "Provision of rehabilitation services for acquired brain injury survivors are patchy within South East Wales.
In the UK, traumatic brain injury (TBI) [leading to acquired brain injury (ABI)] due to head injury sustained is the most common cause of death and disability in young people aged 1-40 years.
Survivors and families affected by Encephalitis, an inflammation of the brain, will speak about how it has stolen the person they once were - often robbing them of their memories and leaving them with an acquired brain injury.
The statistics also reveal that the number of people admitted to hospital in the UK with a diagnosis related to acquired brain injury (ABI) has increased by 10% since 2005-06.
11, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To provide appropriate insurance coverage and medical care for acquired brain injury survivors in the state, the Brain Injury Association of California (BIACAL), is sponsoring Senate Bill 190 (Beall, D-San Jose), the Brain Injury Access to Rehabilitation Act of 2015 (BIARA).
McCabe, the chief executive of brain injury association Headway, said: "On the face of it, this would appear to be a shocking, dangerous and highly inappropriate way to care for a patient with an acquired brain injury.
Daniel Yorath House in Leeds is a specialist residential neurobehavioural rehabilitation centre offering continuing rehabilitation and specialist care and support for people with an acquired brain injury.
Complex needs clients with multiple impairments, acquired brain injury (ABI), physical and sensory impairments (PDSI).
She is no longer able to work although was able to study on the Warwickshire College acquired brain injury course.
The unit provides an in-patient service for adults needing rehabilitation following an acquired brain injury, often caused by road accidents and other trauma.