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News from Headway House and Headway North Staffordshire.
Free Training  From Headway UK on Aquired Brain Injury

Free Training From Headway UK on Aquired Brain Injury

Headway UK is offering free training designed specifically for adults with an acquired brain injury that explores the effects of an ABI and the road to recovery. The training is free and is held online, lasting 40 minutes. There are multiple dates for the training:...

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Headway UK Christmas Card Competition

Headway UK Christmas Card Competition

Headway  UK are delighted to announce our first Christmas Card Competition exclusively for members of Headway groups and branches across the network. This competition involves members designing a Christmas card, which will be sold in this year’s range for Headway –...

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Free Training  From Headway UK on Aquired Brain Injury

Free Training From Headway UK on Aquired Brain Injury

Headway UK is offering free training designed specifically for adults with an acquired brain injury that explores the effects of an ABI and the road to recovery. The training is free and is held online, lasting 40 minutes. There are multiple dates for the training:...

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Outreach in Action

A few snaps of our Outreach team adventures. What is Outreach? Outreach is another amazing service that we offer. It's additional support for our members outside of Headway! It is a PA service to offer support and guidance with day to day tasks that we all take for...

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Free Therapy For Couples Is Available

Free Therapy For Couples Is Available

Our thanks to Professor Gerry Riley, who came to HNS yesterday to talk about the therapy available to couples when a brain injury can couples to have a disconnection with their past. This could be in terms of: How they think and feel about things – what they think...

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Headway UK Needs You!

Headway UK Needs You!

A really exciting opportunity has opened up to people with an ABI or family / carer member as a Service User Perspective Assessor. This is a paid role, that performs an important function. You will be part ot a two-person assessment team. You, as the person with an...

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Amy Rimes Interview with The BBC

Amy Rimes Interview with The BBC

Amy Rimes, is a service user of Headway North Staffs, just recently she was interviewed by a BBC reporter, alongside Operations Manager Darren Atkinson. It was a fantastic interview and a great opportunity to bang the drum for our fantastic services. Her daughter...

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Tracy Willett Fundraiser

Tracy Willett Fundraiser

Tracy Willett is kindly undertaking  a personal challenge to raise funds for Headway North Staffs. Tracy story... Pushing myself again on my 'Back to fab- find your fab' journey and part of my next stage is working on moving my body more. Therefore, I've set myself a...

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Free Training  From Headway UK on Aquired Brain Injury

Free Training From Headway UK on Aquired Brain Injury

Headway UK is offering free training designed specifically for adults with an acquired brain injury that explores the effects of an ABI and the road to recovery. The training is free and is held online, lasting 40 minutes. There are multiple dates for the training:...

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Get Involved In Research For Couples’ Therapy

Get Involved In Research For Couples’ Therapy

The University of Birmingham is developing a new therapy that will help couples maintain a good relationship after a brain injury. They are looking for volunteers to receive the therapy and provide information on how well it works. Is this for you? The therapy is for...

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Poems on Love and Valentine’s Day by Clients of Headway

Poem 1 Today I give you my heart Today I’ll give my love To you Today, is ever so special for us Our love, our passions, our all Be my Valentine, Hold me tight today Be my Valentine Be my light I love you so. Andrea England Poem 2 Roses are red Violets are blue...

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A Valentine’s Day Poem

A Valentine’s Day Poem

Another from Andrea. Be my valentine, My heart belongs to you Be my valentine Be mine,my sweet,be mine.   Be my valentine all my love I will give it to you Hold my love This I promise I do love you so.   My dreams are yours My hopes are yours Oh,wont you be...

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A Seasonal Poem from our Poet in Residence

A Seasonal Poem from our Poet in Residence

A poem by our resident poet Andrea England on the passing of time.   This year Shrove Tuesday (pancake day) Is the  day before Valentine's Day It would be nice to have Pancakes on Tuesday And Pancakes with strawberries and cream On Valentine's Day. Then A week after...

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Survey on Traumatic Brain Injury

Survey on Traumatic Brain Injury

Anchor Point is a research working group with people from 7 uiversities across the country. Our own counsellor, Jill Keltor, is part of this team. They are currently recruiting people to participate in a survey from the East and West Midlands. If you are a family...

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Flower Arranging

Flower Arranging

Pictured is our member Michelle Barker making a beautiful  flower arrangement courtesy of  Marks and Spencer Wolstanton' donated flowers. A huge thank you to M&S they're always put to good use !

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Random Outing

Random outing day This is not only a fun little outing, it also builds up the confidence to go out into the community to relearn how to do day to day activities that we all take for granted. A cheeky Coffee and Cake, staff and members at one of the eateries in the...

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Headway UK Has a New Survey

Headway UK Has a New Survey

Headway UK has launched a new set of surveys to gather data and experiences for our Action for Brain Injury Week 2024 campaign, A Life Re-written, which looks at identity after brain injury. The two new surveys have been written to gather first-hand insight into your...

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Free Training  From Headway UK on Aquired Brain Injury

Free Training From Headway UK on Aquired Brain Injury

Headway UK is offering free training designed specifically for adults with an acquired brain injury that explores the effects of an ABI and the road to recovery. The training is free and is held online, lasting 40 minutes. There are multiple dates for the training:...

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