Headway

Headway works to improve life after brain injury by providing vital support and information services including: a nurse-led freephone helpline; a comprehensive award-winning website; an award-winning range of booklets and factsheets designed to help people cope with the effects of brain injury; an emergency fund to assist people dealing with the financial implications in the immediate aftermath of a brain injury; a Brain Injury Identity Card to help in everyday situations and if someone comes into contact with the criminal justice system; Headway Acute Trauma Support Nurses to support families whose loved ones are in the acute stage of brain injury; a directory of approved residential homes, rehabilitation units and respite facilities specialising in brain injury.

A network of Headway groups and branches across the UK and Channel Islands also provides a wide range of services to survivors and families in their own communities.

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