Headway Thames Valley
84B Greys Road
- 01491 411469
- Day Centre
- Family and Carer Support
- Independent Living Skills
- Outreach/Community Support
- Therapy Services
- Exercise and Fitness
- Service User Groups
Further informationHeadway Thames Valley:
- Was founded 20 years ago by the mother of a head injured young man whose life had been dramatically changed by a road traffic accident.
- Supports those with acquired brain injury throughout the Thames Valley area – nearest alternative is 20 miles away.
- Is affiliated to Headway UK but run entirely independently.
- Is mainly funded via 8 unitary authorities within Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire.
- Must raise 25 to 30% of its running costs and all of its extra capital costs each year.
- Has a Resource Centre in the centre of Henley on Thames – Brunner Hall. 85 day places taken up at the centre each week.
- Has strong links with the local community, Henley Town Council, South Oxfordshire District Council, Henley Festival and Henley College and provides work experience for local students and police trainees.
- Employs 13 staff and engages 5 self employed consultants including Occupational Therapists. Physiotherapists, Psychologists, Outreach Support and Community Outreach Workers and Care Workers
- Provides cognitive and physical rehabilitation for adults of all ages with acquired brain injury and assists families and carers to adjust to and cope with their altered circumstances
- Has Centre based activities including music therapy, arts and crafts, neurophysiotherapy, IT, cognitive stimulation, gardening and social and community events.
- Supports those whose needs cannot be met at our centre in Henley via its Outreach Support Service and Community Outreach Programme at Loddon Valley Sports Centre, Central Reading and Calcot
- Runs Living With Brain Injury Courses for those with brain injury and their carers. These run 12 weeks at a time in central Reading and Bracknell.