Welcome to the September edition of Tak Heid – our early autumn edition with news of all the events coming up in the month ahead.
Inside you will see details of the September outings and a reminder of the Members’ Meetings coming up at the end of the month. These meetings are the perfect forum for you to have your say about Headway so please come along and get involved.
Have a great month and we look forward to seeing you soon at Headway House.
With all good wishes
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Digby Brown Solicitors have prepared a very useful summary of the new Personal Independence Payments which will help to explain your rights and entitlements.
Clicking here to read the article. We look forward to seeing you soon at Headway House
Minutes of the annual general meeting held on Tuesday 22nd of Novemebr 2016. Click here to read the minutes.
You will have heard our Chairman speak about the current position of Edinburgh Headway Group and about some of the challenges, opportunities and inevitable changes that lie ahead. You can read the full Chairman’s report in the minutes.
Please read all the details and information carefully and contact us if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you soon at Edinburgh Headway Group.
Edinburgh Headway Group had an unannounced inspection by the Care Inspectorate on 21st April 2016. We are delighted that we maintained our ‘Very Good’ grades across the 2 themes we were inspected on:
Quality of Care and Support – Grade 5 – Very Good
Quality of Environment – Grade 5 – Very Good
“Headway offer progressive, rehabilitative day opportunities to the people they work for. There was a strong emphasis on partnership working within the service. This extends to service users, their representatives and a range of health and community based organisations.” Derek Taylor- Care Inspector
Click here to download the PDF of the Care Inspection Report
Introducing our new Headway Therapet Jake, the Golden Retriever, and his owner Caroline. Jake and Caroline will be making weekly visits on different days so that everyone will have a chance to meet him.
Jake is a lovely boy, he's six years old and loves to be petted and give you his paw - especially if there are treats involved!
Thanks to the Therapets for volunteering to make regular visits here at Headway House. For more information on Therapets and the work they do click here.
Please download our annual report to read about our successes and achievements over the past financial year. We look forward to further progress in the coming year!
The Art Group is up and running and is proving to be a great success!
Malcy runs a weekly Art Group on Tuesday afternoon from 1.30-3pm in Headway House. Alongside the group sessions he offers one to one sessions in 6 week blocks. Don’t miss out! If you are interested in taking part in one to one or group sessions please speak to your key worker.
The group is open to ALL members who attend Headway House on any day and those that are involved in other services.
Our thanks to the Hospital Saturday Fund and the Agnes Hunter Trust for funding this valuable project.