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Headway - East Northants




Location and Contact details


61 High Street
Irthlingborough
Wellingborough
Northamptonshire
NN9 5PU

Telephone: 01933 652311

http://www.headwayeastnorthants.org

Type of organisation

  • Voluntary Sector Service

Descripton of organisation

  • Community Based Service

miles (straight line)
miles (approximate road distance)

Entry last updated

Oct 25, 2012

Further Details

Headway - East Northants provide support and advice to individuals, families and carers affected by an acquired brain injury. Specialist social and therapeutic activities are provided on a daily basis to empower individuals and enhance their quality of life. Services provided include rehabilitation programmes, day activities, respite care and carer support. Services are provided by experienced staff who are particularly knowledgeable of the complex and wide-spread effects of an acquired brain injury. We also aim to promote a better understanding of acquired brain injury through providing information and resources for individuals and their carers.

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Advice yes no no yes
Community support yes no no yes
Counselling yes no no yes
Day Activities yes no no yes
Day Centre yes no no yes
Family Support yes no no yes
Information yes no no yes
Leisure Activities yes no no yes
Residential Care yes no no yes
Respite Care yes no no yes
Support Workers yes no no yes
Voluntary Activity yes no no yes
National = country wide, Regional = offering a service within 150 miles, Local = offering a service within 50 miles

This service adheres to the following Regulatory Frameworks / is affiliated to the following bodies:



Referrals can be made by

GP yes
Consultant yes
Healthcare Professional yes
Self/Advocate/Family yes
Other professional eg Social Care/Case Manager yes

How are services paid for?

yes Publicly funded - individually commissioned
Regularly Sometimes Never
NHS noyesno
Social Care Services yesnono
Jointly funded by NHS & Social Care Services noyesno

yes Privately funded (anyone can purchase)

Typical duration that a service is offered

Services are provided for as long as they are required by the individual.

This Service was mapped by Northamptonshire ABI Forum. See HERE for more information

Services available are defined by the following EHIG Rehabilitation Codes

For an explanation of the codings please click here

SOMEONE TO TALK TO

[Code 110]
Patient description
Information and guidance over a continuum. Family support and outreach. Advocacy

Sites
All sites

Description of rehabilitation input
Information and guidance over a continuum. Family support and outreach. Advocacy

SOMETHING TO DO

[Code 120]
Patient description
Medically stable. Wanting to engage further with the community, alone or with others.

Sites
All sites

Description of rehabilitation input
Organised activity in the community offering opportunities to to develop social skills, stamina, confidence, attention & leisure pursuits, Specific attention paid to: Community involvement & integration (further education etc), Personal social development and empowerment Structured daytime activity within the individual's competency framework. Includes Day activities, Day Centres, clubs and activity that may be purchased with a personal budget.

VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES

[Code 125]
Patient description
Medically stable. Wanting to engage further with the community, alone or with others.

Sites
All sites

Description of rehabilitation input
Organised activity in the community offering opportunities to develop skills through voluntary work and activity.

This service is defined by the NMDS (National Minimum Data Set) codes as:

For an explanation of the NMDS, please click here

Level 3B (local non-specialist rehabilitation services): Treat patients with Category D needs and can be led by non-medical staff

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