Sport Concussion Assessment Tool (SCAT) 3

Brain Injury Australia

“The Sport Concussion Assessment Tool (SCAT) is used for assessing athletes for concussion. SCAT3 is used in athletes aged 13 years and older, and it supersedes the original SCAT and the SCAT2, published in 2005 and 2009. The SCAT3 is designed for use by medical professionals.”

Child-Sport Concussion Assessment Tool (SCAT) 3

Brain Injury Australia

“The Sport Concussion Assessment Tool (SCAT) is used for assessing athletes for concussion. The Child-Sport Concussion Assessment Tool (SCAT) 3 is used for evaluating injured children aged from 5 to 12 years, for concussion. The Child-SCAT3 is designed for use by medical professionals.”

Care and Needs Scales (CANS)

Brain Injury Australia

“CANS is used to measure the level of support needs of older adolescents (16 years or older) and adults with traumatic brain injury.”

Paediatric Care and Needs Scale (PCANS) 2

Brain Injury Australia

“The Paediatric Care and Needs Scale (PCANS) 2 is designed to measure the type and extent of support needs for young people aged 5 to 15 years who have a brain injury.”

Synapse (New South Wales and Queensland)

Brain Injury Australia

Synapse, based in New South Wales and Queensland, offers accommodation services for people with brain injury “that promotes personal development and dignity and encourages increased independence.” Available accommodation services: Transitional Accommodation, 24/7 Supported Housing, Independent Living, and Community Access Options.

Acquired Brain Injury Services NSW Inc (New South Wales)

Brain Injury Australia

“Based in New South Wales (NSW), Acquired Brain Injury Services is a not for profit specialist service for people with an acquired brain injury (ABI). We have been providing support to people with ABI since 1986. Our aim is to support people with an acquired brain injury to live the life they choose.”

Synapse (New South Wales, Queensland)

Brain Injury Australia

“We strive to reconnect the lives of those most at risk within our community, those affected by a brain injury. Nation-wide Synapse seeks to focus both government and public support to realise funding for the development of highly specialist services in the areas of accommodation, education and training.”

Brain Injury Matters (Victoria)

Brain Injury Australia

Based in Victoria, Brain Injury Matters “is a not for profit self-advocacy organisation that aims to empower people living with an acquired brain injury.”

BrainLink (Victoria)

Brain Injury Australia

BrainLink Services is a “Victorian-based service that is dedicated to improving the quality of life of people affected by acquired disorders of the brain.”