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Headway West Suffolk




Location and Contact details


5 Northgate Street Business Park
Northgate Street
Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk
IP33 1HP

Telephone: 01284 702535

Email: davetaylor@wsheadway.com

http://www.wsheadway.com/

Type of organisation

  • Voluntary Sector Service

Descripton of organisation

  • Community Based Service

miles (straight line)
miles (approximate road distance)

Entry last updated

Mar 7, 2013

Further Details

We are a registered charity in England (no. 1007695) that offers advice, support, rehabilitation and day services to anyone (over the age of 16) who has, during their lifetime, suffered a brain injury through traumatic accident, stroke, virus, tumour or other similar event.
The charity offers advice, support, rehabilitation and day services to anyone (over the age of 16) who has, during their lifetime, suffered a brain injury through traumatic accident, stroke, virus, tumour or other similar event.
We are based in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, and our service is offered to those in the areas of west Suffolk and south Norfolk.

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Art Therapy yes no no yes
Day Activities yes no no yes
Day Centre yes no no yes
Drama Activities yes no no yes
Family Support yes no no yes
Information yes no no yes
Music Therapy yes no no yes
Training (for clients/patients) 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

Not time limited.

This Service was mapped by Eastern Region ABI. 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.

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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