Headway Devon Brain Aid Festival June 2022 – Amazing Raffle Prizes!

Join us on Sunday 19th June at The Manor Gardens, Exmouth for our Brain Aid Festival 10am to 5pm. We are raising money to support our free Drop-in Support Group for Communication Difficulties Following Brain Injury – every Weds 10am to 12pm. This group is very much peer-led by those with lived experience of brain injury. […]

Drop-in sessions for carers in 2022

Do you care for someone with an acquired brain injury? Headway Devon’s drop-in sessions for carers will be continuing in 2022. These sessions will take place at the XCentre in Exeter on the first Tuesday of every month  and will offer information, support and advice for carers who support someone with an acquired brain injury. […]

Headway Spring Conference – Weds 11th May 2022

Liberty Protection Safeguards and the Frontal Lobe Paradox” Headway Devon This will take place at Exeter Racecourse on Weds 11th May 2022, and will focus on the impact of the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act of 2019. This event promises a full day of interesting and informative sessions on this important legislative development. The final line-up […]

Donations invaluable to our Covid-19 response

We are very grateful to the individuals and organisations who have donated to us to support our response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Recent donations have included £1,000 from the Exeter Covid-19 Community Action Fund, £400 from Warburtons and £495 from Devon County Council’s Prompt Action Fund.  These donations are very gratefully received and will be used […]

Supporting you through the Covid-19 pandemic

Like all other organisations, we have had to change the way that we work due to coronavirus. However, we are still dedicated to supporting the people with acquired brain injuries who need us. The measures we are taking are as follows: Centres: Day Centres are open as normal, but we do ask visitors to carry […]

Headway Devon achieves Gold standard with Investors in People

Headway Devon are delighted to announce that we have been awarded the highly prestigious We invest in people, gold accreditation by Investors in People. Headway Devon has always been an organisation that takes pride in its people, having first registered with Investors in People in 2005. As part of this most recent accreditation Headway Devon […]

Headway Devon delighted to welcome new Clinical Lead

Headway Devon’s brilliant team expands this week with the addition of Dr Katrina Chesterman. Katrina will be taking up the role of Clinical Lead, where she will provide clinical support and leadership as well as specialist advice and training to promote understanding of acquired brain injury amongst our staff team and to work more closely […]

Help to improve life after brain injury as a collection box volunteer

We are in need of volunteers across the Devon community to help us place and manage our charity collection boxes. Collecting boxes are a great way to raise funds and awareness for people with acquired brain injuries, so if you know a local pub, shop or centre that you think you could persuade to provide […]

Expanding our support for carers

Headway Devon are celebrating Carers Week 2019 with the news that we will soon be expanding the support available to carers in Devon. Since 2017 we have been operating a monthly carer support group in Exeter. Thanks to a generous donation, we will soon be expanding this support to include a carers’ portal with online […]

A Creative Viewpoint at Devon Guild of Craftsmen

From 9th – 25th March, the Devon Guild of Craftsmen’s Riverside Gallery in Bovey Tracey will be showcasing a series of artworks created by clients at Headway Devon’s centre in Exeter. The artwork was created through a project held at our Exeter centre entitled, “A Creative Viewpoint: Then and Now.” The project was led by […]