Wessex Head Injury Matrix


The Wessex Head Injury Matrix can be used to assess and monitor recovery of cognitive function patients in various states of consciousness after suffering a severe head injury.

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  • WHIM Score Sheets Qty 25 (Print)
    015805525X Qualification Level B


  • WHIM Manual (Print)
    0158055268 Qualification Level B


  • WHIM Complete Kit (Print)
    0158055233 Qualification Level B

    Includes Manual (Print) and 25 record forms (Print) in a case



Publication date:
Age range:
16+ years
Qualification level:
Observational matrix and tasks

Product Details

The Wessex Head Injury Matrix (WHIM) is a 62-item observational matrix that provides accurate assessment of patients in and emerging from coma and in the vegetative and minimally conscious states.


  • Assess the patient and sets goals for rehabilitation from the outset of coma.
  • Collect data by observation and by testing tasks used in everyday life. 
  • Provides a sequential framework of tightly defined categories of observation. 
  • Can be used by any qualified member of a multidisciplinary team.


Designed to pick up minute indices demonstrating recovery and provide objective evidence, the WHIM provides a sequential framework of tightly defined categories of observation covering:

  • Communication ability
  • Cognitive skills
  • Social interaction