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We are recruiting a Deputy Enablement Manager

Our Enablement Service is at the heart of Headway Gloucestershire. Open every weekday, we offer activities that focus on the five elements of rehabilitation: emotional functioning; cognitive functioning; learning; social interaction and behaviour. This takes the form of a structured timetable so that survivors of brain injury can select the activities that help them work […]

Last Night of the Proms

We’re pleased to announce that the Rotary Cheltenham Sunrise will be supporting Headway Gloucestershire as one of their charities for this year’s Last Night of the Proms concert. Please click the photo below for more information and tickets.                              

The Great South Run in memory of Jay

We are so lucky to have the support of Michelle Clapham as she tackles The Great South Run on 21st October in memory James Bailey (Jay). Jay was a popular member of the Headway gang who is deeply missed and remembered often with great affection. Please click on the link below to find out more […]

We are recruiting a new Cook

Our centre based enablement service is the core of Headway Gloucestershire. Open every weekday, we offer activities that focus on the five elements of rehabilitation: emotional functioning; cognitive functioning; learning; social interaction and behaviour. This takes the form of a structured timetable so that survivors of brain injury can select the activities that help them […]

Nominee for Headway UK Achiever of the year 2017

Congratulations to Danny Reeves.  You can find out more about his amazing recovery here:- https://www.thesun.co.uk/fabulous/4909840/dad-left-paralysed-after-nasty-bout-of-chicken-pox-triggered-rare-brain-infection/  

Personal Story

May 2011 I had a frontal lobe head injury which resulted in damage to the brain. Unfortunately a small wedge at the front of my brain had a bleed which has left me with lasting affects. I have since suffered from epilepsy and short-term memory problems. If I become overtired I can struggle with word […]

Andrew Vincent – My Story

Headway helped me find the light switch in my head. A stroke in 2008 left me with behavioural problems which threatened both the relationships in my life and my career.  Headway provided the post-stroke care and support which isn’t available from the NHS in Gloucestershire.  The charity told me one important fact:  I wasn’t mad, […]

Jay’s Tandem Parachute Challenge

I am a 28 year old bloke.  I am a survivor of a severe head injury.  I was in a coma for about 6 months and in hospital for 9 months. I am very adventurous, despite my limited mobility as a result of my head injury. I like coming to Headway because it means I […]