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Helen Completes Her Series Of Poems

In previous posts we have shared the work of Headway North Cumbria member, Helen Wilson, who has written a series of poems exploring her experiences of living with an acquired brain injury.  They provide an insight in to some of the challenges that she has faced and the strategies that she has […]

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Getting Ready For Christmas

2020 has been a difficult year and the prospect of a good Christmas has been on many people’s minds for some time.  Sadly the spread of the coronavirus has continued despite recent lockdown measures.  Increasingly demanding restrictions are now being placed on the way that Christmas may be celebrated in order […]

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Headway UK News – Winter 2020

Headway has issued its winter edition of Headway News.  This edition features: Memory Loss: A campaign to remember, ‘I can forget to turn the cooker off’, 10 things NOT to say to someone with a brain injury, a marathon effort, overcoming challenges after brain injury, and much more! Read Headway […]

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Helen Writes More Poetry For Headway

In a previous post it was reported that Helen Wilson’s poems had been taken up by Headway UK and posted to the Creative Expression part of its website.  In addition to this Headway chose four of Helen’s poems for publication to its Instagram account (headway_uk) as part of its #CreativeExpression series. These have proved very popular and at […]

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Helen’s Poems are Published on the Headway Website

In a recent news article it was reported that Helen Wilson had taken to writing poetry to help her focus and aid with her recovery from a Traumatic Brain Injury.  Helen has written a series of 12 poems which explore various aspects of living with a brain injury and provide an insight […]

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Helen Writes Poems to Help With Her Recovery

Headway North Cumbria member, Helen Wilson, has taken to writing poetry to help her focus and aid with her recovery from a Traumatic Brain Injury.  Helen writes: On the 1st June 2013 I suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury.  This changed my life forever, in some ways for the better but the […]

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Headway North Cumbria’s Virtual Arts and Crafts Show

At Headway North Cumbria Arts and Crafts has proven to be a popular activity during  our Day Centre sessions with a number of people engaging in a wide range of projects.  It is good to see that, despite the enforced closure of the Day Centre due to the coronavirus pandemic, the love of […]

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Headway UK News – Autumn 2020

Headway has issued its autumn edition of Headway News.  This edition features: ‘A day in the life of a helpline consultant’, ‘Fighting fatigue’, ‘Mental health and brain injury’, as well as all the latest brain injury-related stories and news from Headway. Read Headway News Autumn 2020 edition The contents of the edition […]

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Thank You Robyn and Russell

In July six-year-old Robyn McLean from Wigton, Cumbria undertook a 100-mile bike ride along the Hadrian’s Cycleway to raise funds for three Cumbrian charities: –     Save Our Stan – fundraising to send Stan, a two year old with leukaemia, to Singapore for medical treatment that is not available in the UK. –    […]

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