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See the hidden me: Action for Brain Injury Week

Action for Brain Injury Week 2022 (16-22 May) focuses on what can be for many brain injury survivors, a hidden disability. See the hidden me raises awareness and understanding of the often misunderstood symptoms of a brain injury, and work to alleviate the challenges, and frustrations, survivors face. To the outside world, you may look […]

Consultation launched over brain injuries in football

Headway Suffolk welcomes a new consultation launched by the Professional Footballers Association (PFA) into former footballers concerned about neurodegenerative diseases (NDD). The PFA statement says: “Insight and data from the consultation will be used as part of ongoing discussions with the Premier League, The Football Association, English Football League and League Managers Association as work […]

Neuro Conference – just 2 weeks to go

Our seventh annual Neuro Conference is just two weeks away (Wednesday 11 May) and there’s still to get your tickets to the live online stream. There are ten keynote speakers presenting on a range of subjects, including brain injury and crime, the mobile stroke unit, personal stories and brain injury rehab, as well as updates from […]

Read our Spring/Summer Newsletter

Our Spring/Summer Newsletter has arrived! Inside you’ll find updates on our Covid Awards, Neuro Conference preview, drama group videos, Brainy Dogs, dementia groups and fundraising. Read the newsletter here: www.headwaysuffolk.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/Newsletter-Spring_Summer-2022.pdf Sign up to receive future newsletters and updates from Headway Suffolk: https://t.co/QEgwa43Ya7

Hubs closed for Easter

Our Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds hubs will be closed on bank holidays Good Friday (15 April) and Easter Monday (18 April). They return to normal opening days after that. Ipswich’s normal opening days are Monday – Friday. Bury St Edmunds’ normal opening days are Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

Headway rewards staff with Covid Award

Headway Suffolk rewarded staff who helped the charity through the pandemic at a celebratory awards event at Kesgrave Community Centre on 22 March. 41 staff members were rewarded with a specially-engraved glass trophy and certificate, which was presented to them by Lady Euston, the Lord-Lieutenant of Suffolk; Mr Edward Creasy, the High Sheriff of Suffolk; […]

Headway Suffolk and Medequip partnership

Headway Suffolk and Medequip are delighted to announce they have formed a partnership to enhance the services offered by both parties to those living in Suffolk. Headway Suffolk is a registered charity that supports adults living with brain injury, stroke and neurological conditions through an extensive range of rehabilitation, therapy and community services. It has […]

New Dementia Day service in Bury

Headway Suffolk is launching a new RMN-led Dementia Day in Bury St Edmunds. The service will be open every Wednesday from 10am – 3pm at our Bury St Edmunds Hub, near Asda. It is open to people of ALL ages living with dementia and is led by our Mental Health Nurse (RMN) Sam. To find […]

Dignity Action Day

Today is Dignity Action Day – an opportunity to uphold people’s rights to dignity and provide a truly memorable day for people who use care services. We mark #DAD2022 with the video presentation below of how Headway Suffolk aims to ensure the clients we support are treated as individuals and are given choice, control and […]

Neuro Conference – brain injury and crime

A range of keynote speakers will address this year’s Headway Suffolk Neuro Conference on Wednesday 11 May, which takes place at Wherstead Park near Ipswich and will also be streamed online. The main theme of the Neuro Conference is around brain injury and crime, but it will also focus on a much more. Tim Passmore, […]