Phil v 2.0 – with full version control!
While on holiday in 2010, Phil Allen suffered a severe traumatic brain injury in a cycling accident (and, “yes – he was wearing a helmet”!). It left him in a coma for several weeks, followed by a lengthy period of post-traumatic amnesia, He sustained a loss of vision in one eye and hearing loss in […]
Matthew’s story – how AKA is committed to finding the right support and care
The AKA Case Management team never gives up when our clients need us – however tough things get. Sometimes the road to a happy, fulfilled and settled life is extremely difficult and fraught with obstacles and setbacks. AKA always sees each client as a unique individual and we know that some people continue to need […]
Residential trip fun for WH
One of AKA Case management’s junior clients. WH recently enjoyed a residential trip. This included trips out to a play centre and rides on a specially adapted tricycle (pictured). Much fun was had as WH spent a few days away from home.
PK enjoys tiger moth flight
PK really enjoyed a recent tiger moth flight experience. It had originally been scheduled for the 5 year anniversary to the day of his accident, but was postponed due to bad weather. However, it was worth the wait and was quoted as saying “It’s good to be up there…” (pointing to the sky) “…rather than […]
John’s back on his bike!
Our courageous client, John is back on his bike after many, many years. It’s a goal John has been working towards for a long time and we are delighted that he has achieved this. Many congratulations!
Philip shares story at Occupational Therapist Conference
Philip Allen is a former solicitor who sustained a life changing brain injury. Philip was invited to deliver the closing plenary at the 2019 National Royal College of Occupational Therapist’s conference in June. His talk was entitled, “I’m not feeling myself today, but a change is as good as a rest”. Philip shared his inspirational journey […]
Living a musical life
We love to discover what our clients are enjoying in their lives and helping them live a fantastic life after a traumatic injury. So it was great to hear that John’s new guitar has arrived and that he’s enjoying learning how to play it.
Hello everyone my name is Steve Rogers and I’m 23 years old. I was 18 years old and I was at University in Sheffield, when a stolen car travelling at 50mph hit me!! I don’t know what happened next until six weeks later when I became aware I was at Heartlands Hospital in Birmingham.
Steve’s Story – Part 2
Steve is one of AKA’s stalwarts. We have been working with him for a few years now, and we want to share his annual efforts in the Knowle Fun Run.
Watch the video to find out more about how AKA Case Management helped Kayden.