Improving Life After Brain Injury

COVID-19 – Briefing 4 24th March

Headway Black Country would like to reassure all clients, carers, volunteers and staff that we are taking all necessary measures to ensure the safety of all those engaging with our services, whilst also responding to the ongoing and essential needs of our client group.

We are following Government guidance and will be updating our response accordingly.

We advise all service users, volunteers and staff to check the Government website for coronavirus specific advice.

Please check our website and social media channels regularly for updated Headway Black Country information.

If you or a close family member:
• are experiencing any of the symptoms associated with Coronavirus and/or are diagnosed with COVID-19, OR
• have had close contact with someone experiencing any of the symptoms associated with Coronavirus

Please ;
• follow the latest advice at NHS 111
• do not attend any Headway Black Country service or Centre
• inform us of your condition, as soon as possible – on 01384 869961. Please leave a message out of office hours.

Regarding ALL Services as of 24/3/2020:

Life Skills Service 

Our Life Skills service is closing at the end of business on Monday 23rd March until further notice. We will be in contact with all clients on a regular basis. We are also developing online resources for clients which we hope to make available shortly.

Outreach Services
Our Outreach Service will continue to provide specialist information and support but as a telephone only service – 01384 869961

Community Rehab Assistant Service
Our Community Support Service is presently operating as normal.

Citizens Advice Service
Headway Black Country’s Citizens Advice service is presently operating as a telephone only service.

Counselling Service
Headway Black Country’s Counselling Service is operating as a telephone only service until further notice.

Young Adults Group

Headway Black Country’s Young Adults Group has been suspended until further notice.

Appointments/Meetings

These are all cancelled or are taking place by telephone.

Our Upcoming Events

Carers Groups – Headway Black Country’s Carers groups are suspended until further notice.
Heads Up Group – Headway Black Country’s Heads Up group is suspended until further notice.
Chart Peer Support Group – this group is suspended until further notice

We will be seeking to provide a telephone/e-mail support and advice service for our client group throughout this outbreak. If you have any particular concerns or queries about brain injury and our services please call us on 01384 869961 or email to admin@headwayblackcountry.co.uk

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Headway Black Country:
Registered charity No: 1089171

A Company Limited by Guarantee Registered in England & Wales:
No: 4001321

Affiliated to Headway – the brain injury association, a registered charity.