Pre Covid we held two face to face Days in our Centre, Tuesdays and Thursdays between 10am and 3pm. Delivering long term cognitive therapy, social therapy/activities designed to help you achieve your potential.
During Covid everything has gone online and two Zoom Workshops are provided instead. One Workshop is Brain Injury Education and the other Art Therapy.
We use zoom, telephone, email, WhatsApp and Royal Mail and we are open Monday - Friday.
- Brain injury education sessions
- Art therapy sessions
- Family and carers support groups
- Coffee mornings (Pictionary, Crossword, guest speakers, interesting discussions, peer to peer support),
- Friday Friends Quiz
- Helpline, counselling
- Cognitive work packs, welfare calls
- Support with Brain Injury ID Cards
- Professional training and presentations.
- One to one or group Zoom sessions and support £50 donation plus gift aid.
- During Covid, special offer, block of 6, one Zoom workshop session a week, on either Art Therapy or Brain Injury Education for a donation of £180 plus gift aid.
- Two Zoom workshop sessions a week, Art therapy and Brain Injury Education, donation of £54 per week plus gift aid.
- Counselling sessions, six sessions for a donation of £60 (£10 a session)
- Carers Toolkit sessions, six sessions for a donation of £60 (£10 a session)
- Professional talks (Professional training sessions cost on application)
A brain injury is likely to have an effect on a family's finances, and claiming benefits can help to ease the pressure. The system is complex and can be confusing, so it is important to get professional advice and to apply as soon as possible so you don't lose money.
Here are a series of fact sheets which provide useful background and how to claim:
- Universal Credit (PDF opens in a new window)
- Employment and Support Allowance (PDF opens in a new window)
- Statutory Sick Pay (PDF opens in a new window)
- Attendance Allowance (PDF opens in a new window)
- Personal Independence Payment Allowance (PDF opens in a new window)
- Carers Allowance (PDF opens in a new window)
- Tips for completing benefits application forms (PDF opens in a new window)
- Preparing for Welfare Benefits Assessment (PDF opens in a new window)
- Appealing a benefits decision (PDF opens in a new window)
- Initial taster session of Art Therapy and Brain Injury Education
- Coffee Morning or Quiz morning
- Helpline and email support
- Help acquiring a Brain Injury ID Card
You can self-refer for our services, or be referred by a medical/health/social services professional, just email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 01483 455225.
Our Services Coordinator will then contact you for a brief chat via telephone or Zoom, to ensure you find the best service for your needs. If our services are not a match for your needs, we will advise you on more suitable services.
The Headway Surrey Rehabilitation Team have all undertaken the nationally recognised Headway UK Certificate in Brain Injury, from Northampton University. Combined with this, they bring many years of working with special needs, disability, challenging behaviour, autism and psychology.
Our team will help you to set realistic goals to enable you to achieve your ambition to live well with your brain injury.
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