Headway Gippsland is a not for profit organisation that has supported people with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) and their families for over 30 years.
ABI refers to damage caused by an accident or trauma, infection, disease, stroke or brain tumour to give some examples. ABI can happen to anyone at any age and the consequences can be life changing. Headway Gippsland offer a range of support services to suit the individual and their families including:
- Social Support Groups promotes appropriate social skills and recreational activities within a caring environment, held weekly in 5 locations across Gippsland.
- Individual Support Services provides care coordination to link services for people with ABI to live as independently as possible within their community.
- Wild Wicked Weekends are a day or overnight trip/respite.
- Carer Support groups across Gippsland provide empathy, support, outings, Guest Speakers.
- Staff and volunteers have years of experience understanding the needs of their participants and are happy to provide any information, advocacy, community education or training on ABI.
Some programs are subject to eligibility requirements.