What is Brain Injury?
Brain injury can happen to anyone, anywhere, at anytime. In the UK each year, one million people will attend hospital having sustained a head injury of some kind.
A severe head injury can damage the brain and may cause a variety of disabilities.Problems resulting from brain injury may include:-
In 27 months 7,000 HEAD INJURIES
were registered at the A&E Department of
the Rotherham District General Hospital
How are we doing?
We would appreciate your feedback on our service. Please let us know good or bad so we can improve or keep doing what we are doing.
Headway Rotherham offers help in a variety of ways
Informal and relaxed meetings for getting together with other people affected by
All members are
invited to these meetings on the second Tuesday of each month. See the Monthly
Newsletter for details.
A carers only monthly support meal, with a friendly and supportive
atmosphere. See the Monthly Newsletter for details.
Giving guidance to relatives in the early stages of hospitalisation and arriving home for as long as required afterwards.
A chance to discuss and share problems with someone with similar experience.
For family members and brain injured persons
We have links with Solicitors, Social Services, Health Authorities and other
relevant professional groups.