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Acquired Brain Injury Support


Specialist support for rehabilitation and life in the community

Life after brain injury or the diagnosis of a long term neurological condition can feel challenging and is usually a daunting prospect for clients and their loved ones.

Help is at hand with our highly skilled team who work towards improving the quality of life of our clients in order to support each individual to reach their full potential.

Throughout the process our focus is high quality care, supporting growth and development so each person can have the best quality of life.

Recruiting the best team possible and working together with families and other health care professionals helps us to make the hopes and aspirations of our clients and their families a reality.


Support can include:

Activities of personal care and daily living

Helping clients to increase their socialisation and maintain and build relationships

Providing trained support staff who are skilled in rehabilitation

Implementing independent living in the community

Relearning skills such as budgeting, managing day to day life and correspondence

Behaviour management including emotional needs and anger management

Enhance a client’s ability to participate in employment, vocational training and social groups


Home Care Preferred works with clients together with their families, friends and other health care professionals ensuring full support is available that then enables them to reach their full potential.

We are great believers in providing good training and our experienced team are coached and supported so they are equipped to provide excellent levels of service to our clients.


Our support assistants are trained in:

Understanding Brain Injury

Cognitive Rehabilitation Issues

Challenging Behaviour following Acquired Brain Injury

Communication Difficulties

Insight and Psychological adjustment

Emergency aid

Fire safety and awareness

Food Hygiene and safety

Health and safety

Infection control

Mental Capacity Act 2005

Risk Assessment

Safe handling of medication

Safeguarding Adult

Moving and handling



Record Keeping

Dignity in care

Role of care worker

Need of the service users



Managing challenging behaviour


All support assistants have 24 hours access to brain injury library provided by Home Care Preferred as well as receiving continued support through attendance to Acquired Brain injury, refresher training, seminars and conferences.

All support assistants receive regular review visits from the Brain Injury management team at the beginning of a new package of care as well as regular supervisions and appraisals. Our experience has proved that good communication and support is key to ensure positive outcomes.

Our service is flexible, personalised and we always remember that each client has individual needs. A dedicated team leader is available to them as well as a 24 hour emergency on-call service. Clients have regular reviews, at least every 3 months which ensure there is true satisfaction with our service. It is imperative we are meeting the aspirations of our clients.

The Home Care Preferred Brain Injury Service will work with local authorities, NHS, case managers and insurance companies, as well as other health professionals such as: Speech and Language Therapist, Social Worker, Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Clinical Psychologist creating personalised packages to meet the unique needs of the individuals we support.


Meeting Your Needs

Our support assistants are trained to deliver the support that is needed. Our brain injury support service can help people with daily tasks, like getting out of bed and dressed, bathing, and of course household tasks, like cleaning and preparing meals. Our specialist brain injury support assistants are there to help people get around their homes often because reduced mobility is an issue.

At Home Care Preferred we design an individualised person centred care and assessment plan, utilising BINI tool, developed at request of department of health [1] to identify personalised need of people who have a suspected or diagnosed acquired brain injury.


Our support assistants are trained to deliver the support that is needed Such as:

Managing and maintaining nutrition,

Being appropriately clothed

Managing continence

Developing and maintaining family or other personal relationships

Maintaining personal hygiene

Being able to make use of the home safely

Making use of necessary facilities or services in the local community

Companionship and socialising

Maintaining a habitable home environment

Assisting and engaging in work, training, education or volunteering

Assisting with Moving and handling when mobility is an issue

Support from a handyman, driver or gardener

Outings, days out and holidays

Vocational skills development and participation in formal educational programmes


Assistance with caring for PEG feeds, Catheters, Medical gasses, Stoma and Catheter, care, Oxygen therapy, Nebulisers, tracheostomy and Non-Invasive positive pressure ventilation (NIPPY)

Ensuring that our brain injury support services work around our client’s needs is of paramount importance. Our support assistants will adapt to your requirements.


Some of the key signatures of our service are:

We empower people to be as independent as possible, by ensuring they have the appropriate equipment, environment, strategies and support

Home Care Preferred supports individuals to live their lives in a way they want to, make choices about what’s important to them and enable them to prioritise their use of time, energy and skills

Our support into clients’ own homes combined with appropriate support within their community, helps ensure individuals are able to stay involved in things that they enjoy in their local area

Home Care Preferred is able work with residential or nursing homes or those who are in hospital.  This support can be based at the care home or hospital or in the form of supporting the client to access to the community.


Working with Case Managers

Home Care Preferred offers Case Managers a dedicated contact person to keep you up to date with your clients’ progress, you can rest assured that you always have the information you want.

We tailor our recruitment process to the individual client’s needs, ensuring the best matched relationship and their support worker.

We review our support plans and have regular consultations with an independent clinical Neuropsychologist who has extensive expertise in supporting people with life after brain injury.

Home Care Preferred have the facility to bring together a full team of health care professionals and this can include: Physiotherapists; Speech and Language Therapists; Occupational Therapists. Our Brain Injury Team Leaders and Support Assistants will assist Case Managers to maximise their clients’ rehabilitation.

We take seriously and understand the legal documentation requirements and the necessity to ensure goals, challenges and risks within a rehabilitation programme are being met

Home support is also widely available across London to support people living in their own homes. We can set up home support virtually anywhere in response to need. Each person will be supported to develop a person-centred support plan which embraces their lifestyle choices whilst ensuring their individual support needs are met.


Neurological Support Service

An adaptable approach to changing needs

Home Care Preferred Neurological Support Service offers the highest quality personal care and support to enable people to remain in their own home with dignity, independence and control over their lives.

Our person-centred care package focuses on client’s background, preferred lifestyle and their aspirations. Support plans are regularly reviewed to ensure each client’s changing needs are met.

Our support assistants are trained in the client’s individual condition and have the knowledge to provide the care and assistance to ensure appropriate care is implemented.  As always, our clients are encouraged to remain as independent as their condition allows.

We often work closely with a wider team of health care professionals and our team leaders will liaise with those involved to ensure the best outcomes for clients.


We offer a variety of packages and provide specialist support for people with a wide range of Neurological conditions including:

Multiple Sclerosis

Motor Neurone Disease

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)

Parkinson’s Disease

Other complex Neurological Conditions

Huntington’s Disease



Please note, these contact details are for Home Care Preferred National Office.

Address: 49 Station Road, Winchmore Hill

London N21 3NB

Phone: 020 8364 3670


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