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….. the possibility of other serious injuries being present.

Recovery from both head, brain and spinal trauma may be long-term, with some people never returning to their former level of health. Ongoing treatment is tailored to meet the needs of the individual. It will likely include physical and occupational therapies combined with lifestyle changes for the injured person and their entire family network.

This is also written from a personal perspective, having witnessed the effects of a traumatic brain injury experienced by one of our closest colleagues six years ago. The injury occurred after a fall downstairs at a low-risk workplace. I add this because there appears to be a perception that this type of injury will not happen in a workplace deemed low risk. Our colleague is living proof to the contrary. His recovery has been slow, but due to the fantastic work and support of Auckland Hospital and then ABI (Acquired Brain Injury) Rehabilitation Centre, he is doing well.

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