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Headway Black Country




Location and Contact details


Martin Hill Street
Dudley
West Midlands
West Midlands
DY2 8RT

Telephone: 01384 869961

Email: info@headwayblackcountry.co.uk

http://www.headwayblackcountry.co.uk/

Type of organisation

  • Voluntary Sector Service

Descripton of organisation

  • Community Based Service

miles (straight line)
miles (approximate road distance)

Entry last updated

Jan 5, 2013

Further Details

Headway Black Country is a service for people with an acquired brain injury, their family and carers living in any of the four Black Country Boroughs _ Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton.

The organisation was set up in 1997. With help from two substantial Lottery/Community Fund grants, Headway Black Country was able to employ staff, become an independent charity affiliated to Headway - The brain injury association and set up services.

Headway Black Country is a registered charity No: 1089171 and company limited by guarantee No: 4001321. Our Board of Trustees are responsible for the overall governance of the organisation and our staff team and volunteers are responsible for day to day operations and delivering services.

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Advice yes no no yes
Art Therapy yes no no yes
Case Management yes no no yes
Day Activities yes no no yes
Day Centre yes no no yes
Equipment yes no no yes
Leisure Activities yes no no yes
Support Workers yes no no yes
Training (for clients/patients) yes no no yes
Training (for staff) 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 no
Healthcare Professional yes
Self/Advocate/Family no
Other professional eg Social Care/Case Manager yes

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How are services paid for?

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

Typical duration that a service is offered

Upon completion and review of referral forms potential members are offered, one day per week trial attendance for one month , followed on with two days per week for three months period if available, then they have their place secured indefinately , provided regular attendance, and members adhere to Headway Policies & Procedures.

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Services available are defined by the following EHIG Rehabilitation Codes

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SUPPORT AT HOME

[Code 115]
Patient description
Medically stable. Able to live in the community alone or with others.

Sites
Client's home/the community

Description of rehabilitation input
Enablement, support and care to develop social skills, stamina, confidence, attention & leisure pursuits, sorting out benefits, day supervision & respite care. Specific attention paid to Community involvement & integration (further education etc), Personal social development and empowerment and structuring activity towards achieving goals. Includes support that may be purchased with a personal budget.

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.

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

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No Data for NMDS

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