The complexities of brain injury can make it difficult for people to ask for support. Carrying an official Headway Brain Injury Identity Card can provide you with the confidence to know that if you need help, your needs can be easily identified, whether in social situations, or if you come into contact with police officers […]
Read Headway UK News Spring 2018 The first edition of 2018 is packed with the latest news and features from Headway, including: ‘The ripple effect of my brain injury’, ‘Get assessments right first time’, ‘No memory of the day my life changed forever’, ‘The fears of ageing carers’ and much […]
Everybody loves pancakes, so Headway North Cumbria celebrated Shrove Tuesday, a day early, during its weekly drop in session at the New Warterton Hall in Carlisle. Every week during its Day Centre session a cookery group is run to allow members to learn kitchen skills and master new recipes. On […]
Read Headway UK News Winter 2017 The final edition of the year features grime star Asher X’s ‘True Romance’, ‘Are you fit for purpose?’, ‘Scottish government praise for ID card’, ‘My story: No laughing matter’ and much more!
On Wednesday 13th December 2017 Headway North Cumbria gratefully received a cheque from the Newcastle Building Society for the magnificent sum of £631. Branch staff fund raised and sold cards for Headway North Cumbria. Their activities also generated awareness of our organisation and as a consequence we are delighted to have been able to […]
Volunteers and stall holders were ready at the Victory Hall in Dalston on Saturday 11 November 2017 for the Headway North Cumbria Christmas Fair. Promptly at 10 o’clock the first customers arrived. Throughout the morning there was a steady flow of people keen to sample the home-made mince pies, scones and biscuits […]
Headway’s range of e-booklets and factsheets cover many of the symptoms and practical issues associated with a brain injury. Subject areas are: About Brain Injury Effects of Brain Injury Employment and Education Family Issues and Relationships Legal Issues Practical Issues These documents are written for survivors/families/carers and brain injury professionals. […]
John Stevenson MP made a familiarisation visit to Headway North Cumbria on Monday 30 October 2017. He met thirty members who regularly attend, along with family and carers. The members were participating in a variety of activities ranging from arts & crafts, pool, dominoes and table tennis to a cooking […]