d) Interactive graphics   

The interactive graphics have been designed so they could be used in presentations at staff meetings, forums, workshops.

They cover the content of the two self-study modules. Graphic 10 is used in both Modules.

 

1. An introduction to ABI

Graphic 1: A person's abilities

A person's abilities: self-care; getting along with others; life's activities; participation; cognition; and mobility. This interactive graphic highlights a healthy person's abilities. A useful starting point before exploring ABI.

Graphic 2: A person's life span and ABI

life span: birth; preschool years; school years; young adult; middle aged; retirement; old age.
This interactive graphic highlights the point of impact of an ABI in the life span; and principles for person centred planning.

Graphic 3: What is acquired brain injury?

Definition of ABI: an injury to the brain; as a result of a cause; resulting in impairments for the person.

Graphic 4: Primary causes of acquired brain injury

Primary causes of ABI: trauma; stroke; hypoxia/anoxia; alcohol related; infection; degenerative diseases; other.

Graphic 5: The brain - lobes and functions

An interactive graphic highlighting areas of the brain and their respective functions.

Graphic 6: ABI: Severity

An interactive graphic highlighting common categories of severity and indicators of severity.

Graphic 7: ABI: Cause to impact

An interactive graphic highlighting for different individuals: cause; injury; effect; specific impairments; impacts.

Graphic 8: Rehabilitation

An interactive graphic highlighting the essence of rehabilitation.

Graphic 9. ABI: Rehabilitation pathways

An interactive graphic overview of the stages of rehabilitation for sudden onset ABI: hospital; from hospital to home; social rehabilitation; and impacts.

Graphic 10. Working with people with ABI

An interactive graphic highlighting the key messages for working with people with an ABI. The three high level domains are: unique individuals building independence; working through emotions and relationships; working with services. There are sub-points within these and key messages for each sub-point.

2. Working with people with ABI

Graphic 10. Working with people with ABI

An interactive graphic highlighting the key messages for working with people with an ABI. The three high level domains are: unique individuals building independence; working through emotions and relationships; working with services. There are sub-points within these and key messages for each sub-point.

Graphic 11. ABI: Unique individuals building independence

An interactive graphics highlighting key messages in relation to building independence and that working with people with ABI is different from working with people in aged care, intellectual disability, mental heath, etc.

Graphic 12. ABI: Cognitive impairment - problem - management

An interactive graphic highlighting for different individuals: cognitive impairment; problems arising; and management strategies.

Graphic 13. ABI: Working through emotions and relationships

An interactive graphic highlighting key messages about working through emotions and relationships.

Graphic 14. ABI: Grief and loss

An interactive graphic highlighting the grief and loss process and specific reactions for different individuals and what's unique about the process for people with ABI

Graphic 15. ABI: Working with services

An interactive graphic highlighting five key messages about working with services: pathways for life, case management is different, friends and family are where change happens, teamwork and working with the services network.

Graphic 16. ABI: Service pathways

An interactive graphic highlighting common service pathways for individuals with ABI.

Graphic 17. ABI: Case management

Highlights how the case management process wraps around and interacts with the person with the ABI: engagement; assessment; planning; implementation; monitoring; review.

Graphic 18. ABI: Roles and practice tips

Interactive graphic highlighting practice tips and strategies for different roles: information and referral; support worker; program staff; case manger; manager; family and friends.

Graphic 19. ABI: Building knowledge & skills and service network capacity

Interactive graphic highlighting knowledge and skills for staff in different roles: information and referral; support worker; program staff; case manger; manager; family and friends. It also notes service network capacity building.