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Headway North London




Location and Contact details


Suite 38, 2-3 Coleridge House London
Coleridge Gardens
London
Greater London
NW6 3QH

Telephone: Helpline: 020 7372 4477; Office: 020 7644 9519

Email: enquiries@headwaynorthlondon.org

http://www.headwaynorthlondon.org

Type of organisation

  • Voluntary Sector Service

Descripton of organisation

  • Community Based Service

miles (straight line)
miles (approximate road distance)

Entry last updated

Mar 21, 2012

Further Details

Headway North London (HWNL) is a support group for those with, or affected by, brain injury including survivors, carers, family and friends. As well as campaigning for greater awareness of brain injury, we provide a number of support services. These include a monthly support group, counselling service, helpline, buddy scheme, drop-in and dedicated carer support.

Services are run from a number of venues across North London. To find out more about what is happening at Headway North London, please visit our website.

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Advice yes no no yes
Art Therapy yes no no yes
Community support yes no no yes
Counselling yes no no yes
Day Activities yes no no yes
Family Support yes no no yes
Information yes no no yes
Leisure Activities 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:

Registered Charity No: 1115801. A Company Limited by Guarantee Registered in England & Wales No: 5796259

Affiliated to Headway (the brain injury association)

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?

Regularly Sometimes Never
NHS ???
Social Care Services ???
Jointly funded by NHS & Social Care Services ???

Typical duration that a service is offered

People can attend meetings and activities for as long as they find them beneficial.

This Service was mapped by ABI London. 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

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.

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

No Data for NMDS

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