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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: We have taken the difficult decision to close all of our day centres. […]

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 […]

Christmas Opening Times

We wish all our clients, families, supporters, volunteers and staff a restful Christmas and a very happy New Year.

Liberty Protection Safeguards and the Frontal Lobe Paradox Conference

We are now taking bookings for our next conference. Taking place at Exeter Racecourse on Wednesday 25th March 2020, Headway Devon’s next conference 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 […]

Our kind of “brainfood” – Halloween cake auction to raise funds

*Warning: Graphic image* Only joking! Despite its gory appearance, this “brain” is actually a scrumptious Victoria sponge. Made and donated by the kind, and incredibly talented, folks at Ullacombe Farm Shop and Café near Bovey Tracey, this deliciously devilish brain cake is going to be auctioned off to raise money for local people with brain […]

Alice dons her running shoes to boost brain injury funds!

Brave runner and fundraiser, Alice Carlo, has been inspired by the experience of her father to take on the Bournemouth Half Marathon. Alice, who is currently studying at the University of Bournemouth, tells us, “In 2014 my Dad suffered from a severe stroke, causing him to be partially paralysed and leaving him with little speech, […]

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 […]