Olivia Deeble, 16, is taken to hospital with brain swelling

Home and Away actress Olivia Deeble, 16, is rushed to the hospital with brain swelling after hitting her head

Home And Away actress Olivia Deeble was rushed to the hospital with a swelling in her brain after hitting her head this week.

The 16-year-old suffered a concussion but is now said to be in a stable condition.

In an Instagram post on Wednesday, she told her followers: "A couple of days ago I hit my head and suffered a concussion.

Home and Away actress Olivia Deeble, 16, is rushed to the hospital with brain swelling after hitting her head

Home and Away actress Olivia Deeble, 16, is rushed to the hospital with brain swelling after hitting her head

"Right now I'm pretty rude and I've been in the hospital a couple of times, but I'm slowly improving."

A concussion is a head injury caused by a blow to the head, according to the Brain Foundation.

Olivia, who is known for playing Raffy Morrison, told her legions of fans that she would stay away from social networks so she can rest and hope to improve soon.

"Thanks for the constant support, I love you all, much x (also thanks mom for taking pictures of me passed out …).

On the road to recovery: Olivia, who is known for playing Raffy Morrison, told her legions of fans that she would stay away from social networks so she can rest and hope to improve soon.

On the road to recovery: Olivia, who is known for playing Raffy Morrison, told her legions of fans that she would stay away from social networks so she can rest and hope to improve soon.

On the road to recovery: Olivia, who is known for playing Raffy Morrison, told her legions of fans that she would stay away from social networks so she can rest and hope to improve soon.

His Home and Away castmates offered good wishes, including Sarah Roberts, who said: "Better soon, beautiful! Xxxx. & # 39;

Actress Georgie Parker said: & # 39; Please take your time to re-enter everything. I love you, darling. & # 39;

Meanwhile, Penny McNamee, who plays her older half-sister Tori Morgan, wrote: "Where is Dr. Tori when you need her?" Sending a lot of love and love vibrates wonderfully. Xxx. & # 39;

It is not known what caused Olivia's accident.

Daily Mail Australia contacted Olivia for comments.

Olivia is the granddaughter of The Sullivans actor Reg Gorman and the daughter of Kate Gorman, who starred in Neighbors in 1980.

Good wishes: your Home and Away co-stars offered their best wishes, including Sarah Roberts, who said: "Better soon, beautiful! Xxxx." In the photo James Stewart

Good wishes: your Home and Away co-stars offered their best wishes, including Sarah Roberts, who said: "Better soon, beautiful! Xxxx." In the photo James Stewart

Good wishes: your Home and Away co-stars offered their best wishes, including Sarah Roberts, who said: "Better soon, beautiful! Xxxx." In the photo James Stewart

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