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Tamworth & Lichfield Brain Injury Support Group (Headway Branch)




Location and Contact details


Sir Robert Peel Hospital. Plantation lane, Mile Oak, Staffs
Tamworth
Staffordshire
B78 3NG

Telephone: 01827 263800 - ext 3892

Email: Dawn.Perry@ssotp.nhs.uk

http://Headway - local groups

Type of organisation

  • Voluntary Sector Service

Descripton of organisation

support group

miles (straight line)
miles (approximate road distance)

Entry last updated

Apr 9, 2013

Further Details

We are a group of people who have suffered some form of brain injury, aquired or traumatic and their families.
We are a group who meet to give support through life changing situations. We share information and our experiences with people who are in a similar situation to ourselves their carers and family. We also organise education / training by invited speakers on a variety of topics. We are a social group and enjoying tea / coffee and a natter.

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Advice yes no no yes
Family Support yes no no yes
Information yes no no yes
Voluntary Activity no 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:

Headway Branch - linked to Headway South Staffs

Referrals can be made by

GP no
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 - free at point of access
Regularly Sometimes Never
NHS ???
Social Care Services ???
Jointly funded by NHS & Social Care Services ???

yes Charitably funded (no payment required)

Typical duration that a service is offered

This is a support group that meets every month for approximately 2hrs. The group however do have social nights out and support each other as needed outside this time.

This Service was mapped by West Midlands 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

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

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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