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Headway Worcestershire




Location and Contact details


The Mill
Gregory's Mill Street
Worcester
Worcestershire
WR3 8BA

Telephone: 01905 729729

Email: APurchon@hwtl.org.uk

http://www.headwayworcestertrust.com

Type of organisation

  • Voluntary Sector Service

Descripton of organisation

  • Domiciliary Service
  • Community Based Service
Day Opportunities Facility, County Wide Outreach Service, 4 bed High Dependency Unit, Charity shop/ sheltered work placement.

miles (straight line)
miles (approximate road distance)

Entry last updated

Dec 3, 2013

Further Details

Headway Worcestershire supports people with an acquired brain injury, their family and carers. We operate across Worcestershire and provide a range of services all promoting independence .
We have Day Opportunities Facilities in Worcester, Stourport and Bromsgrove.
We have Outreach services that visit people in their own homes across the county.
We have a four bed high dependency unit with 24 hour cover based in Worcester.
We have access to neuro psychology, speach & laguage therapy, ocupational therapy, rehabilitaition specialists and specialist educational services.
We have a charity Shop in Worcester where clients can volunteer as part of their re-habilitation.

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Advice yes no no yes
Community support yes no no yes
Day Activities yes no no yes
Day Centre yes no no yes
Domiciliary Care yes no no yes
Family Support yes no no yes
Information yes no no yes
Neuropsychology yes no no yes
Occupational Therapy yes no no yes
Speech & Language Therapy yes no no yes
Support Workers yes no no yes
Supported Housing 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
Vocational Support 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 with CQC
Conform to Headway National Standards
Catergory B rated with Supporting People at Worcestershire County Council

Referrals can be made by

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

- We will accept referrals from all areas.

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 nonoyes

yes Privately funded (anyone can purchase)

Typical duration that a service is offered

Duration of the service depends on the funding stream but we are aware that certain clients will always require a degree of ongoing maintenance support and we will endeavour to secure funding for that service to continue.

This Service was mapped by None. See HERE for more information

Services available are defined by the following EHIG Rehabilitation Codes

For an explanation of the codings please click here

A BRAIN INJURY REHAB UNIT

[Code 60]
Patient description
Medically stable, but low awareness or response persists beyond eg 3 weeks after sedation withdrawn, ICP corrected and medically stable. Able to benefit from medical and physical therapy to prevent complications and support recovery.

Sites
Community hospital or specialist inpatient

Description of rehabilitation input
Assessment/active rehabilitation phase which needs to be distinguished from long term care, although planning care increasingly important aim after some (eg 6) months. Patients may go to active participation unit if they improve sufficiently.

SUPPORTED HOUSING OR RESIDENTIAL CARE

[Code 75]
Patient description
Medically stable, requiring supportive environment/accommodation, able to actively participate with and benefit from therapy. Will include spectrum of initial severity of injury with a small minority derived from Code 05 category

Sites
Residential Care/Supported Housing

Description of rehabilitation input
Retraining and enablement in day-to-day domestic and community-based tasks in a non-hospital, home-like environment, aimed at community re-integration/ inclusion by enhancing independence, wellbeing, & assist return to work/ education. In collaboration with Social Services, neuropsychiatry, voluntary and statutory services. Help for family/carers in supporting the person in these roles, and with identifying statutory support available.

HELP GETTING BACK TO WORK

[Code 90]
Patient description
Medically stable, living in community, aiming to enter/return to employment

Sites
Domiciliary, community-based or residential

Description of rehabilitation input
Interdisciplinary programme addressing all aspects of occupational activity, including, specialist assessment, work preparation, job search, job coaching and workplace support, and employer/college education and support.

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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