Services over Christmas 2016

For many of us Christmas is a time to relax and spend time with loved ones. But Christmas can be a very challenging time for people with brain injuries and although Headway Devon’s day centres will be closed for the period, our dedicated Community Support Team will continue to provide support and care to the […]

Headway Devon praised in glowing CQC report

Headway Devon are delighted to have received a glowing report from the Care Quality Commission following an inspection at the end of September. The assessment took place over two days and involved visiting and interviewing a range of clients and staff members about the service that the charity provides to people with acquired brain injuries. […]

Services over Christmas

For many of us Christmas is a time to relax and spend time with loved ones. But Christmas can be a very challenging time for people with brain injuries and although Headway Devon’s day centres will be closed for the period, our dedicated Community Support Team will continue to provide support and care to the […]

We’re all going on a … spring AND summer holiday!

From swimming and cookery to orienteering and trips to the beach, Headway Devon’s new respite breaks offer a varied programme of activities to help people with brain injuries improve their skills in a fun and enjoyable way. Earlier this month, Headway Devon staff and clients embarked on the first in this new series of holidays. […]

Children in Need – the difference your fundraising makes locally

Today is the day of the BBC Children in Need Appeal.  Generous (and wacky!) fundraisers up and down the country will be selling cakes, dying hair, waxing chests and wearing pyjamas, all to raise money for children who are in desperate need of support. Here in Devon it’s no different and we thought we’d write […]

Wide range of speakers is highly praised by delegates at Devon conference

Headway Devon held its popular annual conference and exhibition, The Cost of Brain Injury, on 14th October with the kind support of Irwin Mitchell. Over 60 Brain injury professionals and charity workers from across the South West attended the day at Exeter’s Sandy Park Conference Centre. As always, the conference offered a stage for speakers […]

Disability Awareness Programme Day One – Understanding Brain Injury

The first day of a two-day course designed to give an overview of acquired brain injury for anyone working with people with acquired brain injuries. This participative workshop has been designed for professionals who need a better understanding and awareness of the problems and needs of adults with acquired brain injuries. Acquired brain injury can […]

Disability Awareness Programme Day Two – Living With Brain Injury

The second day of a two-day course designed to give an overview of acquired brain injury for anyone working with people with acquired brain injuries. This day looks in more detail at the consequences of acquired brain injury and the challenges they present to people’s social, family and working lives, building on topics discussed during […]

Support for families and carers

At Headway Devon we recognise the vital role that carers perform and we are committed to ensuring that carers feel well-equipped to perform their role. Our staff team are available on the phone to offer support, information and advice when needed. All of our services offer valuable respite opportunities for carers. Our long history of […]

Services for people with brain injuries

Headway Devon provides a range of services for people who are living with the effects of an acquired brain injury as well as providing support and advice for families and carers. Our services include: One-to-one support in the community Day opportunities centres across Devon and Torbay Support for families and carers Information and advice   […]