Toolkits provide workers with practical tools and tips for working with people with TBIs including:
Toolkit A - The Next Step
It has been designed to be used with young people.
A core idea in the kit is The Transition Wheel.
The Transition Wheel allows the young person,
Transition involves the young person, the family, service providers
The kit also includes resources that highlight the issues that young people
A worker helping a young person transition from children’s services to adult services could:
Introduce the young person to the Transition Wheel. The Kit includes:
Work with them on identifying areas of their life where they could gain further independence. The Kit includes:
Provide additional information that they believe is relevant to the young person. The kit includes:
Note 1: keep in mind that what information in the kit may not be relevant to a young person now may be relevant to them in the coming years
Toolkit B - Promoting Independence
The resources in the kit have been designed to be used by people with TBI.
The Kit contains practical information and tools the worker can use to assist an individual with a brain injury to:
The Kit includes tools and tips for practical strategies on everything from working with memory problems to doing the laundry. All the tools, tips and worksheets can be printed to give to the person with the TBI.
The Kit has been designed to be relevant throughout the lifespan and the changes experienced in different life stages.
This Kit aims to increase the independence, control, decision making and responsibility taken by individuals who have a brain injury, in day to day activities.
Individuals who have a brain injury and who have trialed sections of the Kit stated:
"It helped me to work out the little differences and do something about them"