What Is Cognitive Rehabilitation?
Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy (CRT) is the process of relearning thinking skills that have been lost or altered as a result of damage to brain cells/chemistry.
If skills cannot be relearned, then new ones have to be taught to enable the person to compensate for their lost functions. That’s where cognitive rehabilitation steps in.
How Can Cognitive Rehabilitation Help Me?
After a brain injury, the aim is to enhance a person’s functional competence in real world situations by direct retraining, compensatory strategies or cognitive tools. Cognitive rehabilitation helps individuals make the most of their abilities and increase self-reliance and self-confidence by providing training, resources, information and adaptive equipment.
Our neuropsychologists will involve the person with a brain injury, family or friends in experiences that require individuals to interact, analyse, question, reflect and connect what they have learned in new situations in the community.
With sessions at our body and brain clinic in Preston, the dedicated neuropsychologist team at Jurmaine Health has worked closely with clients from all areas of Victoria, as well as their loved ones, throughout the journey towards recovery after a brain injury.