How Loved Ones Can Help Brain Injury Victims Cope

If your loved one has suffered a head injury, understand that he may not feel 100%, even if the doctors say that he is completely recovered from the injury. There may be short-term memory issues that you need to deal with. Don’t be stressed, if your loved one seems to forget the names of certain persons, or dates. Keep repeating names of important persons in the individual’s life to help stress on memory.

Provide a calm environment at home, and keep noise to a minimum. If certain types of noises, like loud music, seem to agitate your loved one, eliminate such noise from his life.

Your loved one will also have trouble focusing on more than one task at a time. Avoid any activities that involve multitasking.

Get professional medical advice about what else you can do to make your loved one’s life easier. For help understanding how you can pay for the many medical expenses associated with a brain injury, schedule a consultation with a Denver brain injury attorney. For help filing a claim, talk to a Denver brain injury attorney.

By: Dallas Norton

Dallas Norton, the founding partner of Norton & Bowers, has practiced law with a focus on personal injury since 1992. Mr. Norton has extensive Colorado roots including grade school in Arvada and high school in Denver. He earned his J.D. from Brigham Young University Law School in 1991. When working on behalf of clients, Mr. Norton draws upon his extensive background in psychology and human resources.