Headway Preston and Chorley provides a wide range of advice and information and support to adults affected by acquired brain injury, their families and carers.
Information about the effects of brain injury
Information about financial matters
When you or someone is suddenly affected by a serious injury or condition, finances are usually affected. Whether you need advice about your employment and wages, debt, insurance claims we can help.
There are a number of welfare benefits you can claim while you are unable to work due to an illness or a disability. Headway can provide you with easy to understand information and guidance and we can assist with claims. We also work with many other local agencies who will support you along the welfare benefits process.
There are a number of ways Headway can assist you with legal matters. It might just be pointing you in the right direction to get the right advice from Headway approved solicitors or it might be helping to deal with an incapacitated person’s financial affairs. For more legal information, please see:
Everyone at Headway Preston and Chorley understand what you are going through when someone in the family has suffered an acquired brain injury. Many of our staff and volunteers have first-hand experience or have a family member with an ABI. For more about our Family support please see:
After a brain injury there is usually a long period of rehabilitation and adjustment and it is a team effort. We can assist with this process and provide community meetings and sessions where you can enhance your formal rehabilitation and meet others who are going through a similar experience. Rehabilitation can be helped in the following ways:
- Drop In
- Activity Day
- Exercise after ABI
- Relationships after ABI
- Walking for mind and body
- Our rehabilitation experts