The Project - Headway Wearside aims to provide a range of services and activities to support individuals and families to help improve life after brain injury.
This includes promoting and increase social independence, empowerment and social inclusion and in tern reduce isolation and issues in relation to depression, anxiety and reduced confidence.
Work with other Headway Groups and Branches to increase awareness and promote the creation of social networks for the client group
Welcomes individuals, families and carers affected by Brain Injury
Extends Social and Cultural opportunities
Increases confidence of group members
Educates schools and the Community as to the meaning of Acquired Brain Injury
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Regular activity sessions for members and carers. Planned sessions Including social actvities, trips and visits.
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Look ahead in the North - Yearly Event
A fun weekend at Calvert Trust with a range of Activities and Entertainment.
AAA Community Day
Awareness, AGM and Activity Day held June 2012.
Cycle Helmet Awareness
Working with schools, the local community and with partners to raise awareness of the importance of wearing cycle helmets.
A positive campaign aimed at supporting GPs to diagnose,refer and mange patients with an Aquired Brain Injury.
If you are a GP sign up to our gp-pledge [no other workload involved]
We are involved in longer and more substancial projects
Click here download an overview of our "Artistic You" workshops.
Acquired brain Inury Awareness Training.