Delighted to share that after years of applying for a Headway Guernsey marathon spot, we have finally been allocated a space with all proceeds raised going to Headway Guernsey. Who would be willing to undertake such a challenge?! Service Manager Orla-Marie’s big brother Ruairi, that’s who! Ruairi has previously volunteered for us and we are … Continue reading
Hats for Headway 2020
A date for your diary! This year Action for Brain Injury Week takes place from the 11th-17th May with the nation will be celebrating Hats for Headway Day on Friday 15th May. The theme for this years ABI Week is memory loss. One of the most common concerns from brain injury survivors is the profound … Continue reading
Hats for Headway 2018 – Royal theme!!!
This is for all you Royalists (and anyone else!) who wants to help Headway by supporting Hats for Headway with a royal theme for Harry and Meghan. On May 18th, please join in the fun and wear a royal hat with your colleagues to help Headway spread awareness and raise money. Regular updates on our … Continue reading
New Headway Guernsey Team Member!
In October 2016 Headway Guernsey welcomed Emily Barrasin to the team. Emily is an Assistant Psychologist who works with Headway on a Wednesday and Friday, spending the rest of the week at the PEH hospital. Her position is funded by HSC, the Pink Ladies and the Guernsey Community Foundation for Headway. Emily is delighted to … Continue reading
New Centre at KGV
January 2017 saw Headway open its brand new Headway House at KGV, a wonderful purpose built centre allowing us to provide more of our services with greater flexibility. Here is the team celebrating the opening!
2016 “Hats for Headway” – time to dust off your head gear!
Brain Injury Awareness week runs from 9th-15th May. A week where we raise awareness of the issues of islanders and their families living and coping with serious brain injury. Watch out for the Press articles on life in Guernsey for Headway members and the services we provide. On Friday 13th May it’s “Hats for Headway” … Continue reading
Hats for Headway 2015
It’s that time of year again –Hats for Headway – when our members, volunteers, staff and supporters don headgear ranging from the sublime to the ridiculous in order to raise awareness of brain injury. As the finale of Brain Injury Awareness Week, our celebrations were held at La Grande Mare Hotel where we enjoyed afternoon … Continue reading
Mindfulness at Headway
Headway is running its very first mindfulness course for family members of those who have survived a brain injury. We recognise that a brain injury doesn’t affect just one individual but the whole family, and carers often have an enormous amount of strain to bear – their lives have changed irreversibly too. Mindfulness is the … Continue reading
Sarah wins National Award
Our very own wunderkind, Sarah Whitchurch, has been recognised for her outstanding sporting achievements at Headway UK’s national awards. The annual Achiever of the Year Award is given to a member of Headway who has shown tremendous courage in the face of adversity following brain injury and this year was presented by top British athlete … Continue reading
Today was Halloween fun at Headway House. It’s hard to sum up the banter and silliness that can take place on our Friday social drop ins – you say ‘plenty of tea, biscuits and activities for brain injury survivors’ and you can’t help but think of a sort of bland gathering of people with carers … Continue reading