Caregiver reported problems of children and families 2-4 years following rehabilitation for pediatric brain injury

Eric Hermans*, Ieke Winkens, Sandra Te Winkel-Witlox, Andries van Iperen

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Abstract

In this article we report the results of a small-scale pilot study into the self-reported problems of children with brain injuries and the unmet needs of their families two to four years following rehabilitation in a rehabilitation centre. Parents reported a lot of ongoing problems in their children as well as unmet family needs. It is concluded that long-term follow-up programs, like the PABICOP program, founded by dr. Jane Gillett are necessary to detect and meet the needs of these children and families.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)213-217
JournalNeurorehabilitation
Volume30
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Keywords

  • Brain injury pediatrics
  • rehabilitation
  • long-term follow up
  • family
  • school
  • community

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