Every day, 90 New Zealanders sustain a brain injury
Brain injury is a significant public health issue for New Zealand. There are approximately 30,000 people annually who sustain a brain injury through accidents and this number is growing by nearly seventy a day. Add stroke victims to the equation and the figure is more than ninety a day!
The Brain Injury New Zealand was incorporated in 1996 and has 14 regional affiliated associations around the country. It provides information, advocacy and support to people with a brain injury and their family through a Liaison Service and an Education Advisory Service.
The Liaison Officer Service assists the client to gain access to the appropriate services & support groups within the community in order to achieve the best possible outcome for the client. They also disseminate information to clients & their families, assisting them to understand & accept the changes in their lives.
|Phone:||(09) 520 4807|
|Fax:||(09) 630 7492|
|Postal:||PO Box 99765, Newmarket, Auckland 1149|