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Headway Academy: Brain Injury Awareness Training Days

Monday 18th April and Monday 9th May


Do you offers services to, or do you have clients That have suffered serious head injuries?

We can offer you and your employees a Brain Injury Awareness Training day

Oxford Head Injury Services has almost 30 years experience of working in the community with people who have suffered serious brain injuries, their carers and families.

Our Headway Academy Training days are held at our Activity and Rehabilitation Centre in Kennington and are hosted by our team of Carers and Community Support workers.

Timetable and content: Headway Academy Brain Injury Awareness days 

9.00 am: Arrive at Oxford Head Injury Services, 4 Bagley Wood Road, Kennington OX15PL

9.30 am: An introduction to brain injury followed by a brief Q & A with one of our service users who has experienced a haemorrhagic stroke

:A session on the Emotional and Behavioural Effects of a brain injury with case studies from the point of view of the client and the supporting partner or family member

:A Q & A with one of our clients wives to talk about the carers perspective of being with someone who has sustained a brain injury

:A talk on the cognitive effects of a brain injury- focusing particularly on the hidden aspects of disability following a  brain injury with interactive 1:1  discussions and group work tasks

:An overview of the Care Act 2014 and the implications for professionals working with people who have a brain injury

:A look at Oxford Head Injury Services and the services we provide; Activity and Rehabilitation centre, Personal Assistant service and our Community Support Workers

4.00 pm: Day ends

Please note we do have a limited number of car parking spaces at the centre, so please let us know if you would like to use one when booking your Brain Awareness Day.

If you would like to talk to us about or book a Headway Academy Brain Awareness Training day for your staff call 01865 326263

Or e-mail Claire Twinn: servicemanager@headway-oxford.org.uk