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What we do

Brain injury happens every 90 seconds to someone in the UK!

The majority of our clients have had a road traffic incident or a stroke. 

We support adults over 18 in Surrey with acquired and traumatic brain injury, and support their families.

Headway Surrey ensures that when a person’s life (and their family's) is turned upside down by brain injury, they get the help and support they need and deserve.

We have been providing a range of specialised services since 1985, from our base in Guildford (and online, via telephone and text, or at hospitals and other venues). 

The brain injury may be from a road traffic incident, stroke, meningitis, encephalitis, tumour, aneurysms, sporting accident, work injury, assault, combat, domestic violence, hypoxia, falling debris, trip, fall or slip etc.  Whatever the cause, it is our aim to help you live well with your brain injury and achieve your potential, whatever is meaningful and relevant to you and your family.   

Practice and repetition for months or years is a key component of optimal recovery, and so is learning compensatory techniques to reduce memory problems, socialisation and communication practice. 

We are a small charity but caring and passionate about helping people with brain injuries.  Talk to us and see how we can help you. 

Brain injury happens every 90 seconds to someone in the UK! 

Brain injury disrupts executive function and the ability to plan and execute a series of tasks, inhibit inappropriate automatic impulses, regulate emotional responses, foresee the consequences of actions and make judgements about risk. The ‘dysexecutive syndrome’ encompasses various impairments, including difficulties with problem solving, planning, organising, initiating, inhibiting and monitoring behaviour. It also includes impairments in cognitive flexibility, which is the ability to change cognitive or behavioural strategies to adapt to novel or evolving task demands. 

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We rely on voluntary donations to continue to provide vital services to brain injury survivors and their families. There are many ways to make a donation


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