We are delighted that we have opened our doors to some of our members as Guernsey enters Phase 5. We are taking it slow as we find our feet, making sure our members feel safe and confident as many head out into the community for the first time. We are feeling super grateful to live … Continue reading
How to help manage your stress during an uncertain time….
Doing What Matters in Times of Stress is a WHO stress management guide for coping with adversity. This illustrated guide supports implementation of WHO’s recommendation for stress management. Many of our members and their family members will be experiencing stress, worry and anxiety during these unprecedented times. Please have a read of the link below … Continue reading
“Following public health instructions, Headway House remains closed. We are however operating a contact by phone policy with all staff members available. We will be making some regular calls to our most vulnerable members, but any one who needs us can contact us on the following numbers – 07781434629 or 07781411177. Please do not call … Continue reading
Headway Update re COVID-19 Virus
HEADWAY UPDATE. Morning all. The Headway Team have made a decision to close Headway House for 2 weeks. This decision has not been made lightly, however our members and volunteers welfare is paramount to this decision in light of the COVID-19 virus. Headway Guernsey are taking the advice of Guernsey’s public health department to avoid … Continue reading
Understanding Brain Injury
For our members, the period after returning from hospital is utterly bewildering. Many things change; their bodies do not function as they used to, they have large gaps in their memories, they may not be able to do something as ordinary as make a cup of tea for themselves. As time progresses, they discover more … Continue reading
Headway Guernsey wins Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service
2019 celebrations at Headway Guernsey! Two charities in Guernsey were recognised by The Queen for “outstanding work in their communities”. Headway Guernsey and the Bailiwick of Guernsey Scout Association were selected to receive The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. The award is the equivalent of an MBE and is the highest award available to local … Continue reading
First Headway Guernsey London Marathon spot!
Delighted to share that after years of applying for a Headway Guernsey marathon spot, we have finally been allocated a space with all proceeds raised going to Headway Guernsey. Who would be willing to undertake such a challenge?! Service Manager Orla-Marie’s big brother Ruairi, that’s who! Ruairi has previously volunteered for us and we are … Continue reading
Hats for Headway 2020
A date for your diary! This year Action for Brain Injury Week takes place from the 11th-17th May with the nation will be celebrating Hats for Headway Day on Friday 15th May. The theme for this years ABI Week is memory loss. One of the most common concerns from brain injury survivors is the profound … Continue reading