Welcome to Headway Lancaster and Morecambe BAy
Headway Lancaster and Morecambe Bay is an active group that supports victims of head injury and their families. We run monthly drop in sessions, social activities and a range of support. Through our national connections we are able to link individuals and their families to a whole range of information and support At Headway, people use insight and care to help survivors regain some quality of life through a wide range of services, including rehabilitation programmes, carer support, social re-integration, community outreach and respite care. We meet on the first wednesday of every month at The Church of the Ascension, Lancaster Road, 1pm-3pm, and on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, 7pm-9pm at Vale of Lune Rugby Club, Powder House Lane, LA1 2TT. They are informal, relaxed gaterhings and a chance to make new friends and meet new people.
The autumn edition of our newsletter, THE HEADLINE, is now available to read online. It has all the latest news about our choir finding its voice, Leanne Walker’s swimming challenge, this year’s triathlon, and all our talks, fundraising and what to look out for next. Click on the thumbnail picture below to read all about[…]
The 2016 Law Festival were thrilled to have Kate Allatt as their key note speaker. Kate, Extraordinary Woman 2011 (former marketing expert and patient), recovered from Locked In Syndrome after a brainstem stroke, aged 39. She felt completely invisible as she lay unable to give any signal that she could understand what was going on[…]
The Brain Injury Conference, ‘Invisibly Different’, which will also raise much needed funds for Headway Lancaster and Morecambe Bay, will take place at Lancaster House Hotel in Lancaster on June 17 and 18. A first of its kind conference which aims to raise awareness of the reality of living with a brain injury and the[…]
On a national level, Headway provides a range of frontline services to help those affected by brain injury, including: a freephone helpline (0808 800 2244, firstname.lastname@example.org); a comprehensive award-winning website containing information and factsheets on all aspects of brain injury (www.headway.org.uk); an award-winning range of booklets and publications designed to help people understand and cope[…]
Paralympian fencer Justine Moore had the honour of presenting medals to inspirational record breakers taking part in the Headway Morecambe Bay & Fylde Coast Triathlon, which is held to support the vital work of the brain injury association. The members of Headway Lancaster and Morecambe Bay and Headway Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde put in a[…]