Headway are a brain injury services and support centre. Their mission is simple, ‘to bring positive change in the lives of those affected by an acquired brain injury’. Their vision is ‘to be an internationally accredited organisation that contributes positively to the lives of people affected by brain injury, no matter who or where in Ireland’.
As well as their mission and vision Headway has a strong number of set values. They believe in integrity, dignity, respect, responsibility and accountability. Integrity is at the very core. Dignity, Respect, Responsibility and Accountability are the spokes in the wheel that give the wheel its strength.
What they do.
Headway has been established to provide support to those and their families affected by an acquired brain injury. They provide services, procedures, information, facilities, and events that all people can understand and take advantage of. They work with communities to improve accessibility to areas, especially for those with hidden disabilities. Their range of services for adults is accredited by CARF International (www.carf.org) for brain injury speciality.
Their rehabilitation services include rehabilitative training, day rehabilitative services, psychology, therapy and family support, information, outreach, community integration and employment services.
If you are a family member or someone close to you suffers from acquired brain injury Headway provide information as well as support by phoning Ruth, Richard, or Catherine, on 1890 200 278. Or you can email [email protected]
Headway also provides education, counselling, and support groups for family members over the age of 18 in a number of their centres around Ireland. For more information on Headway and the services they provide as well as information on centre locations you can visit the Headway website by clicking here!
If you would like to support this great organisation you can do so in a number of different ways from running, walking or jogging in a number of different charity events including the Flora Women’s Mini Marathon or the Paris2Nice cycle. You can also do so by making a donation or simply by spreading the word about Headway!