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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 […]