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 […]
We wish all our clients, families, supporters, volunteers and staff a restful Christmas and a very happy New Year.
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 […]
*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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Headway Devon are delighted to be hosting a free information event taking place in Exeter in October. The event is aimed at local professionals whose work brings them into contact with the general public including those from the private, public and voluntary sectors. Delegates will be able to learn about acquired brain injury and understand […]
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 […]