We are very sad to announce the passing of Sue Kyle. Sue was born prematurely with asthma and soon developed epilepsy. Later in life brain surgery did reduce the frequency and severity of seizures but unfortunately, one of the side effects of surgery was to adversely affect her short-term memory which can lead to major […]
Headway Suffolk’s Brainy Dog scheme trains rescue dogs to be well trained companion and pets to people with a neurological condition. The dogs under our supervision are trained by prisoners, people with mental health problems, teenagers excluded from school and the homeless. The project is funded by the Big Lottery. The Big Lottery is celebrating […]
Headway UK’s ‘Improving life after brain injury’ leaflet.
Brain injury explained leaflet Click the link above to download Headway UK’s ‘Brain Injury Explained’ leaflet. An acquired brain injury, or ABI, refers to any injury caused to the brain since birth. A brain injury can happen to anyone, at any time and can be caused by trauma (for example following a road traffi c […]
A hub to help relieve the pressure of keeping family and friends updated with your loved one’s progress
HealthUnlocked is a specialist online community tailored for people with a brain injury, their families and carers.
The Headway Brain Injury Identity Card is designed to help police officers and staff more easily identify brain injury survivors and ensure that they receive an appropriate response and support.
Headway UK maintains a directory of accredited specialist brain injury solicitors.
Headway has developed an accreditation scheme open to residential care settings.
Grants of up to £500 are available in the immediate aftermath of brain injury, to help adult brain injury survivors and their families cope with the sudden practical implications.