June 2024

Art Group Sculpture is Tip of the Iceberg

By |June 12th, 2024|

 

The Art Group at our South Ayrshire Community Rehabilitation Group were recently given the opportunity to produce a centrepiece on the theme of head/brain injury to grace a table at Digby Brown’s Head Injury Information Day on Tuesday 14th May.

After discussion, the Group chose to produce an iceberg sculpture to represent life with a brain injury. The thought behind […]

Volunteer Week 2024

By |June 6th, 2024|

This week is Volunteer Week 2024! A time to celebrate and thank our Volunteers.

We are fortunate to have our fantastic Volunteer Tutor, Margaret Clark, who provides invaluable support for our Clients in a number of ways, e.g. Cognitive Education Course, one-to-one Numeracy & Literacy tuition, coping strategies, and crafts, etc.

We’d also like to thank our fab team of Client […]

May 2024

ABI Week 2024

By |May 29th, 2024|

 

ABI Week 2024 was a great success! South and East Community Rehabilitation Groups wore a ‘Hat for Headway’, making a small donation to the cause. To “cap” it all, the wearer of the best hat at each group received a prize. We were “bowler-ed” over by all the fabulous headgear on display and a “beret” good time was had […]

A Big Thank You to Dominic!

By |May 1st, 2024|

 

We were absolutely delighted to receive this fantastic key holder, very kindly gifted to us by Headway Ayrshire Client Dominic Dougherty, who made it himself. It has pride of place in our Staff hub. We are very proud of Dominic’s progress and achievements! Well done and thank you, Dominic!

April 2024

Recent Carers Education Sessions

By |April 25th, 2024|

 

 

Carers Education Sessions recently took place on Tuesday 16th and 23rd April and were well received.

The Sessions give a valuable insight into brain/head injuries and offer daily coping strategies for all the family. The next round of sessions is due to take place in October 2024.

If you are interested in finding out more about Carers Education Sessions, please call […]

Alex’s Artistic Achievement

By |April 22nd, 2024|

 

This beautiful charcoal drawing was produced at our Art Group by South Ayrshire Community Rehabilitation group member, Alex Bell. Alex is relatively new to the Art Group and has really taken to charcoal drawing, showing amazing promise! This lovely piece was very kindly purchased by Kim and Roy Cuthbert at the Group’s recent coffee morning. Thank you to Alex […]

Presentation of Ten Pin Bowling Trophy

By |April 18th, 2024|

 

In February, Clients from our East Ayrshire Community Rehabilitation Group took part in a Ten Pin Bowling tournament. This was enjoyed by all. Tournament winner Anne Lindsay was ‘bowled over’ to be awarded this fabulous trophy by East Ayrshire Community Rehabilitation Group Client, Louise Kirkwood. The outing was made possible following a kind donation by the Kirkwood family, in […]

Numeracy & Literacy Tuition

By |April 11th, 2024|

 

Clients from our South and East Community Rehabilitation Groups benefitting from Numeracy and Literacy tuition. Difficulties with Numeracy and Literacy can often be experienced following an acquired brain injury and this is something we can offer support with, through tailored tuition.

 

If this is something you feel you could benefit from support with, please give our office a call on […]

Spring Coffee Mornings

By |April 4th, 2024|

 

Plenty of fun was had at the South and East Community Rehabilitation Group Coffee Mornings on the 26th and 28th of March. There were crafts, handmade by Headway Ayrshire Clients, a fantastic array of raffle prizes and the opportunity to eat your own bodyweight in cake! It was lovely to share the mornings with Clients, their families and friends […]

March 2024

East Ayrshire Community Rehabilitation Group Ten Pin Bowling Tournament

By |March 21st, 2024|

 

We were ‘bowled over’ when Clients from our East Ayrshire Community Rehabilitation Group recently ‘got in lane’ to take part in a ten Pin Bowling tournament at The Garage Leisure Complex. Much fun was had by all! The outing was made possible following a kind donation by an East Group member, in memory of their mum.