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Cork Stroke Rehabilitation Conference

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We are delighted to be participating with the HSE, Cork Stroke Support group and University College Cork in a conference in March. The Conference is aimed at Medical, Nursing & Allied Health Professionals and students who have an interest in Stroke Rehabilitation and Recovery. Stroke survivors and their carers are also welcome to attend. The conference topics have been specifically chosen to provide an update on best practice in several aspects of stroke recovery and rehabilitation. See www.corkstrokesupport.ie/event/stroke-rehabilitation-recovery-conference-2019/ for more information and…

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My Munster Rugby Experience

My name is Christy and I am a participant on Headway’s Vocational training Programme. As part of my rehabilitation I recently spent time volunteering with Munster Rugby. I was supported by Facilities Manager Ian Dunne and as well as Steve and Mick. Since my brain injury I am not feeling very confident when communicating with new people, though the lads soon made me feel at home. I helped with many tasks including putting out flags, padding out, changing hoarding sings…

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Proud Owners

  After a long period of fundraising and negotiation, we are delighted to have secured ownership of our Cork premises on Carrigrohane Road. This is a very exciting development which will help us to develop the services even further in the Southern Region. The hard work begins now, and discussions with architects, staff and clients have already started. Onwards and upwards!

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“Uplifting” Sculpture Exhibition

An exhibition of stone sculpture and pyrography wood burnings by clients of Headway, Cork at Myrtleville Beach was hailed as “uplifting” “feel-good” and “magical”.  The event took place for two hours on the 25th October, and was attended by over 100 members of the public, as well students from the Life Centre, artists in residence with Cope and Crawford College of Art and Design. The exhibition featured the artistic work of 13 people who began working with stone and wood…

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Cork Stroke Rehabilitation Conference

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We are delighted to be participating with the HSE, Cork Stroke Support group and University College Cork in a conference in March. The Conference is aimed at Medical, Nursing & Allied Health Professionals and students who have an interest in Stroke Rehabilitation and Recovery. Stroke survivors and their carers are also welcome to attend. The conference topics have been specifically chosen to provide an update on best practice in several aspects of stroke recovery and rehabilitation. See www.corkstrokesupport.ie/event/stroke-rehabilitation-recovery-conference-2019/ for more information and…

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Family Support Group Carlow

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Are you Caring for a loved one who has a Brain Injury in the Carlow Kilkenny area.  If you are Headway facilitate a Support Group for Family Members Carers in Carlow.  The meeting takes place on Wednesday 29th August from 7.30pm to 9pm.  You will get  a chance to meet other Carers, share experiences and get support.  If you are interested please contact Catherine O Hare on 059 9134029

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Dublin Family Members’ Group

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Headway hosts our Dublin Family Members’ Group one Saturday a month in our Blackhall Green office. This group is facilitated by Headway staff and is a friendly, confidential space for anyone caring for, or living with, someone with a brain injury. For further details of time and location, and to register attendance, please contact Ciarán Nolan, The Psychology Team on 01 6040 800 or email nolanc@headway.ie.  If you are attending for the first time, we ask you to download and complete this…

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