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Headway Salford,
Trafford & North
Manchester

Brain injury can challenge every aspect of your life – walking, talking, thinking and feeling and the losses can be severe and permanent. It can mean losing both the life you once lived and the person you once were.

 

We’re a charity in Salford, Trafford and North Manchester who provide information, support and social activities for people suffering from acquired brain injuries. We also support carers, family and friends. Perhaps most importantly, we offer the chance to share experiences knowing that the group members understand some of the problems and difficulties that acquired brain injury brings.

Our service offers the chance for people who have experienced brain injury to get together in a relaxed, supportive and informal environment.

We provide a day-centre service every Thursday from 10am until 3pm. The group meets at Salford Centre for Spiritualism, 129 Cross Lane, Liverpool Street, Salford, M5 4HH.

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A variety of activities are available and a welcoming atmosphere is guaranteed. Members take part in a variety of activities from word games and puzzles to table tennis and pool. Other activities include computer skills session, cycling at Wheels for All (with adapted bikes), cooking, exercise, art sessions and day outings, to name but a few!

 

There is a charge of £35 for the service, some of the group receive funding from the local authority for this, others pay for themselves on an individual basis. We can help with applications for this funding, which is quite straightforward, especially if you are already in contact with a social worker or occupational therapist. There is an option of attending for half a day for £17.50 if this is preferred (morning session: 10am till 12.30pm or afternoon session: 12.30pm till 3pm)

We are a busy charity with a dedicated team of trustees and volunteers. We run many social activities and fundraising events, there is always lots going on!

We’d love to hear from you if you’d like to find out more about our services

Locally

  • Here at Headway Salford, Trafford and North Manchester we are part of a network of over 120 local Groups and Branches of Headway – The Brain Injury Association. Headway supports people living with brain injuries throughout the UK and offers a wide range of services, including rehabilitation programmes, carer support, social re-integration, community outreach and respite care. The services available will vary, depending on local needs and resources.

  • Greater Manchester offers a range of different Headway groups across all the regions that make up the area.

    If you live outside Salford, Trafford and North Manchester and would like to find a group closer where you live click here

Nationally

  • Headway aims to promote an understanding of all aspects of brain injury and provide information, support and services to survivors, their families and carers. In addition, Headway will campaign to reduce the incidence of brain injury.

    Headway UK

  • We are a local charity group, affiliated with Headway UK, supporting people in the Salford, Trafford and North Manchester area.