Dates for the Diary 2017

We have some exciting events coming up in 2017! Conference 2017 – Tuesday 21st March  A New Me: A Holistic Approach to Recovery After ABI If you are interested please call 01392 211822 or see our booking form  Booking Form 2017   Exmouth Spring Fayre & Coffee Morning – Thursday 13th April Headway Devon’s Spring […]

ABI Week: Be #ConcussionAware

Headway Devon is asking local sports clubs to ‘be concussion aware’ as part of a new national campaign. The campaign has been launched during Action for Brain Injury Week, which takes place from 9-15 May. “Sport plays a key role in keeping us fit and healthy,” said Chief Executive Anne Mattock. “At Headway Devon, we […]

wHAT a lot of fun!

This Hats for Headway Day was the best one yet for Headway Devon, thanks to the generous support of local businesses and groups. Hats for Headway Day, which this year took place on Friday 22nd May, is a national event where clubs, groups, schools and companies spend the day wearing their wackiest headgear to raise […]

Hats for Headway Day Tea Party

On Friday 16th May, Headway Devon’s day centres celebrated Action for Brain Injury Week with a tea party for people with brain injuries from across the county. Taking place at the XCentre, Headway Devon’s new HQ on Exeter Quayside, the tea party was a chance for people who benefit from Headway Devon’s day centre services […]

Brain injury hits the road

To mark Action for Brain Injury Week Headway Devon embarked on a tour of the county, with coffee mornings featuring an exhibition of art produced by people with brain injuries in our valued local centres. The tour took in each of the fife towns wehre Headway Devon runs a centre: Torquay, Tiverton, Exmouth, Honiton and […]

Out and about in Action for Brain Injury Week

To celebrate Action for Brain Injury Week, which will be running from 13th-19th May, Headway Devon will be touring the county with an exhibition of client artwork and coffee morning. This “roadshow” will be launching in Torquay on Monday 13th May, before moving on to make stops in Tiverton, Exmouth, Honiton and finally Exeter on […]

Latest supporters’ newsletter available now

Our latest newsletter is now available to read online. Simply follow the link to read all our latest news and to find out our plans to mark Action for Brain Injury Week in May. Action for Brain Injury Week 2013 Newsletter

Action for Brain Injury Week – Hats the way to do it!

                      To celebrate Action for Brain Injury Week 2012, clients and staff at Headway Devon’s day centre in Exeter spent all day on Wednesday 16th May wearing wacky hats for Headway Devon! Hats for Headway is an event, masterminded by Headway UK, that takes place […]

Colin’s story

“On Christmas Eve 1983 I careered over the edge of a glacier and broke my jaw, cheekbone and nose, although the real damage was to my head.” Colin Hastings was 25 at the time and had been enjoying a skiing holiday with his friends in Austria. After his injury, Colin spent over three months in […]

Mike’s story

“I was working on a steam car in a garage with my friend Reg when I decided to close the door as it was getting cold. The next thing I remember is waking up in Derriford Hospital where I was drifting in and out of consciousness.” Mike Welch and his friend suffered from carbon monoxide […]