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Research helps Brainkind deliver the best care to the people we support.

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Why research matters

Every aspect of our long-term recovery programme is informed by research, improving specialist knowledge, changing standards, and offering new hope.

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Our research priorities

Our research goal is simple – improve the lives of people with brain injuries by consistently investigating new ways to produce better clinical outcomes.

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Research guidelines

The Committee evaluates All Brainkind research, with processes in place to monitor and assess whether they add value for the people we support.

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Outcome reports featuring the research from Brainkind’s brain injury rehabilitation services are published annually.

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RESEARCH DIGESTWhat does loneliness do to the brain?

What does loneliness do to the brain?

The so called “loneliness epidemic” is a paradox of today’s society. Despite innovations like the internet and social media facilitating connections between people across the World, we are lonelier than ever with an estimated 3.83 million people in Great Britain experiencing chronic loneliness.

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RESEARCH DIGESTContinuity Therapy

Helping relationships stay strong after brain injury

After a brain injury, it is easy to lose connection with one’s past life, as individuals and as a couple. Previous research suggests this can have a bad effect on the relationship and on the psychological wellbeing of the couple…

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2023 recap: a year of growth and change

When we said last year that “things have been very busy indeed”, we had no insight of what was to come. 2023 brought with it a lot of positive changes, as well as growth within Brainkind…

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