News and events

The latest news and events from Headway Sussex.

Fundraising | 05.01.2022 | By: Jo Grange

A New Year challenge for former client Cherie

Happy New Year from us all at Headway Sussex! Cherie contracted meningitis in 2018 and then suffered a stroke resulting in a brain injury. She came to Headway Sussex for help and took part in some counselling sessions as well as joining our Brighton Support Group for a while. Our Outreach Service also supported her […]

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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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Fundraising | 09.03.2021 | By: Lucy Morewood

Cycling in support of Headway – a one woman fundraising mission

Some good news at the start of Spring for us at Headway in the form of one woman’s cycling fundraiser. Following a year that has been extremely difficult for everyone, fundraising has never been more important for us. So when Occupational Therapist Joanna Thornhill said she was cycling from London to Paris to support the […]

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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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