In 2016 Prama was privileged to begin delivering Brain Injury Care Services for people in Dorset with an acquired brain injury.

We are an experienced charity known for providing outstanding domiciliary care, with a commitment to help older people, vulnerable adults and now people with acquired brain injury, to live independently with the high-quality care and support they deserve.

Prama has built a reputation for home care on a solid foundation of Christian values, though is not an exclusively religious organisation; our clients and staff come from a range of faiths, or no faith. It is the core Christian values of love and care underpinning our services that has enabled us to develop the reputation we are proud to have.

The Brain Injury Service sits within the PramaCARE part of the Prama Foundation, benefitting from the recognised exemplary processes and procedures that have underpinned our domiciliary care for many years.

In the Brain Injury Service our work is as varied as our clients’ needs, and does not focus solely on providing care in the home.

Whilst we do support some of our clients with tasks and activities at home, we also help people access: 

  • education

  • training 

  • community based social and developmental activities

We also provide respite sits to enable family members and carers to have a break or engage themselves in social activities. Our work is built around supporting people with their rehabilitation to reduce isolation and enable people to retain a level of independence.

We have a small and dedicated team of fully trained staff, which is growing all the time. As we progress through 2018, we are working to reach out more widely across the country and provide more care and support to those who need it.  

We are growing our networks and meeting new clients all the time. Our aim is to become the Service provider of choice within the County for professionals, individuals, families and carers alike. We are developing a front facing approach, giving professionals, clients and family members security in the high quality of service that is provided.

If you would like to know more about our service, or if you like to speak with someone about what assistance we can offer, please give us a call on 01202 207320.

Our role in rehabilitation is to give our clients their very best chance at making improvements through engaging in different community based activities or approaches. We aim to enable our clients to retain as much independence as possible, including working on skills and aspects of their lives they may be struggling with. The support we provide for family members and carers is essential for their wellbeing, providing space to be themselves and retain their own identity and independence.”

Diane Evans - Brain Injury Service Manager

“My own recovery from a brain injury has been helped immensely as I have integrated back into work slowly through helping others who have suffered similar or worse injuries than I have.” Rehabilitation Support Worker

I received brain injury education in addition to other training, and achieved my NVQ 2 in Health and Social care. I enjoyed learning about brain injury and how it affects an individual and their families, and I have gained vital experience working with individuals who were living with brain injury.” Rehabilitation Support Worker

To find out more or download our Service Brochure or contact us:- 

Tel: 01202 207320

Email: bis@pramacare.co.uk

 

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Prama Plus

FreeSubsidiesCTA1At Prama, we are always looking for ways to provide additional services to our customers.

We have recently joined forces with an organisation called Age Concern Poole in order to further develop the Prama experience and our collaborative efforts with them have proven so popular that we have named this partnership “Prama Plus”.

Clubs And Events

Whilst Prama’s core services centre primarily on providing care and assistance for people at home, we now do so much more. With the help of Age Concern, Prama customers can now take part in a number of different events designed to allow older residents to socialise with one another and have fun.

For instance, Age Concern organise a number of regular, weekly meetings called pop-ins for residents to attend as and when they wish.

These events include parties, outings, lunches and bingo sessions as well as many more. There are also seasonal events such as Christmas lunches on offer and, with no membership fees to pay, the pop-ins provide a flexible, no obligation experience.

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Furthermore, Prama arranges a club in the Hanham Centre, Wimborne every Saturday where residents relax in a friendly environment complete with food and drink to enjoy. This club also provides support for friends and family members who care for their relations as residents receive respite care for the day.

Memory Lane clubs are another great example of the experiences available through Prama Plus. These sessions are led by a specially trained Prama memory expert to provide activities which aid in the development of mental dexterity and improved memory.

If you would like to learn more about our new Prama Plus partnership and the amazing services it includes, click here

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