Skip links and keyboard navigation

Resources for Families and Support Workers on Behaviour Management

Many people experience changes in personality and behaviour following an acquired brain injury. These changes can impact on family members and carers and cause worry and stress.

The following resources aim to:

  • Increase understanding regarding the needs of people with Acquired Brain Injury
  • Increase understanding of some of the key behavioural and personality that affect a person following an Acquired Brain Injury
 family running down a hill
  • Provide practical and useful information and ideas for management, prevention and coping with complex and challenging behaviour
  • Give you ideas for where you can go for further information, support or advice.

Brain functions and changes in behaviour (pdf, 352kb)
Understanding behaviour changes (pdf, 261kb)
Behaviour intervention strategies (pdf, 300kb)
Positive ways to manage behaviour (pdf, 233kb)
Giving feedback about behaviour (pdf, 315kb)
Frequently asked questions about behaviour (pdf, 250kb)
Behavioural and Cognitive changes and strategies (pdf, 349kb)
Impulsive Behaviour (pdf, 310kb)
Understanding insight and self awareness after brain injury (pdf, 255kb)
Understanding emotional lability (pdf, 246kb)
How to respond to angry behaviour (pdf, 312kb)
Understanding adynamia and lack of motivation (pdf, 336kb)
Preventing and managing anger  (pdf, 295kb)
Disinhibited and inappropriate behaviour (pdf, 272kb)
Understanding egocentricity (pdf, 272kb)
Emotional Recognition after ABI (pdf, 359kb)
Inability to Wait after ABI (pdf, 288kb)

Return to Behaviour Management after ABI

Contact ABIOS

Last updated: 12 July 2022