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Neuro-rehabilitation: supporting younger adults after stroke and acquired brain injury

Free one-year course for nurses targets care for this ‘overlooked’ patient group

Fully funded one-year course for nurses aims to improve care for this ‘overlooked’ patient group

Applications are now open for an innovative new course designed to help nurses who work in neurological rehabilitation provide a better service, especially for adults who are aged up to 40.

‘Those in the younger age bracket are an overlooked group,’ says Aisha Holloway, head of nursing studies at the University of Edinburgh, which will deliver the course.

A focus on acquired brain injuries in younger people

‘While the numbers might be smaller, they have quite specific unmet needs. Many have children and jobs, while those who have


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