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News | 21.12.2021 | By: Jo Grange

Painting rocks with our Occupational Therapy Students

My name is Sinead and I am currently at the end of a placement with Headway with my colleague Rebecca. We are Occupational Therapy students from the University of Brighton masters course. Whilst at Headway we have been running various activities at the Newick centre and the Eastbourne and Brighton Wellbeing Groups. We have been […]

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News | 08.11.2021 | By: Jo Grange

Could you be a Headway Trustee?

We hope to find new voluntary Trustees with experience in the following areas and will warmly welcome your enquiry: Property or Development HR & People Management Digital and IT Diversity and Inclusion NHS and Adult Social Care   Our very special charity supports people living with an acquired brain injury and their family carers. Established […]

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Fundraising News | 15.10.2021 | By: Jo Grange

Headway Sussex visits Newick Primary School

We’re always keen to get involved with local communities and recently we were invited to Newick Primary School to talk to the children about brain injury. We spent the morning talking about what the brain does, how it can get injured and how this affects a person if it happens. The children then made paper […]

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News | 01.03.2021 | By: Lucy Morewood

Life as a trainee Occupational Therapist blog: an introduction to Occupational Therapy

We’ve been lucky enough to get a couple of pairs of extra hands in occupational therapy for a few weeks, to support our clients to achieve their individual goals following brain injury. We’d like to introduce you to Jo and Callum, and we’ll them tell you a little bit more about themselves and what they’re […]

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News | 05.08.2020 | By: Lucy Morewood

2020 appeal launched

Over recent months, we have seen an increase in the number of people with a brain injury who have been turning to us for support, at the same time as there has been a huge drop in our income. The wellbeing of clients has been affected and many family carers are facing their own emotional stresses […]

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News | 10.06.2020 | By: Lucy Morewood

New! Gentle Yoga Sessions

Headway East Sussex has been working with Uckfield Yoga Studio to introduce a free online gentle chair yoga session whilst face-to-face activities are restricted. Delivered by experienced yoga teacher, Grace Annand, the sessions are tailored around the needs of people with a brain injury. It is a one-hour session incorporating breathing techniques, movement, meditation and […]

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