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Headway West Kent




Location and Contact details


3 Culverden Park
Tunbridge Wells
Kent
TN4 9QT

Telephone: 01892 619001

Email: info@headwaywkent.org

http://www.headwaywkent.org

Type of organisation

  • Voluntary Sector Service

Descripton of organisation

  • Community Based Service
Centre, Drop in and Buddying

miles (straight line)
miles (approximate road distance)

Entry last updated

Oct 13, 2014

Further Details

THIS SERVICE WAS IDENTIFIED WITH THE SUPPORT OF THE RAPHAEL MEDICAL CENTRE

http://www.raphaelmedicalcentre.co.uk/

Headway in West Kent provides a centre for those living with the effects of a brain injury, in the centre of Tunbridge Wells. We offer a warm and friendly social environment with various activities supplied by our staff and volunteers.
Maidstone hosts a drop in sevrice based in a cafe, in the heart of the town.
We are also in a position to offer a buddying service for folk in the community.

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Advice yes no no yes
Art Therapy yes no no yes
Community support yes no no yes
Day Activities yes no no yes
Day Centre yes no no yes
Family Support yes no no yes
Music Therapy yes no no yes
Respite Care yes no no yes
Training (for clients/patients) yes no no yes
Training (for families/carers) yes no no yes
Training (for staff) 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:

Affiliated to Headway UK

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 nonoyes
Social Care Services yesnono
Jointly funded by NHS & Social Care Services nonoyes

yes Privately funded (anyone can purchase)

- Fundraising

Typical duration that a service is offered

Duration of the service is totally dependent on the individuals needs.

This Service was mapped by Kent 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

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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