Inspirational Brain Injury Survivor and Author to Speak at Conference

Former equestrian eventer and inspirational brain injury survivor Polly Williamson joins a packed programme of speakers at an upcoming brain injury conference in Exeter. Organised by Headway Devon, the conference focuses on “Brain Injury; Building Brighter Futures” and takes place at the XCentre in Exeter on Tuesday 15th March. After sustaining a brain injury in […]

Smartening up thanks to Irwin Mitchell

Thanks to a generous donation from Irwin Mitchell Solicitors, Headway Devon are now able to offer clients, learners and conference guests improved facilities with a state-of-the-art Smart board and sound system. The new resources, which have been installed in the conference room at the charity’s headquarters – the XCentre in Exeter – have brought Headway Devon’s […]

Introducing the XCentre

Headway Devon are delighted to introduce you to the XCentre: a state-of-the-art training centre in Exeter and the new home for our admin office and Exeter-based day centre. This distinctive building is available to hire for a range of conferences, courses, meetings and events and all profits from rentals will be used to support the […]

Solicitors conference in Exeter will support Headway Devon

Outer Temple Chambers will be holding their annual clinical negligence conference in Exeter and donating all proceeds from the event to Headway Devon. The conference is scheduled to take place on Monday 18th June 2012 at the University of Exeter’s Peter Chalk Centre. According to the organisers, the conference will be of interest to both […]

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 […]

Medical and legal experts to top the bill at regional conference

Our popular annual conference, the Cost of Brain Injury, will return to Exeter’s Sandy Park Conference Centre later this week: on Friday 14th October 2011. The conference has been described by delegates in previous years as “one of the most effective, informed and enjoyable conferences I have attended in years,” and has been taking bookings […]

2011 Regional Conference: The Cost of Brain Injury

Our 2011 conference takes place at Sandy Park on the 14th October.   For more details, click here.

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 […]

Professionals working with people with brain injuries

Headway Devon works with a wide range of professionals who come into contact with people with brain injuries, including personal injury solicitors, social workers, medical students and police officers. Learning opportunities If you would like to gain a better understanding of brain injury and its effects, as well as looking at the most effective ways […]

About acquired brain injury

An Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) is an injury caused to the brain since birth. There are many possible causes, including a fall, a road accident, tumour and stroke.   Causes Acquired brain injuries can come about as a result of many things, below we have listed some of the more common: Head injury, e.g. through […]