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Supporting people with
brain injury, including
stroke, since 1984

We provide a supportive and stimulating environment for people who have an acquired brain injury

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Individually tailored

At Headway Bedford we provide a supportive and stimulating environment for people who have an acquired brain injury.

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Local source of
helpful advice and support

To create an active rehabilitation environment to enable people with brain injury to achieve optimum functional independence

How we help

We have a range of services which promote rehabilitation/enablement to
help our clients to build on their existing skills and in turn increase their confidence and self esteem.


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Living Skills

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About Headway Bedford

At Headway Bedford we provide a supportive and stimulating environment for people who have an acquired brain injury. We recognise that each person is different and no two injuries are the same and for this reason our services reflect this, focusing on the needs of the individual.

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How you can get involved

There are different ways that you can support us and our clients which will enable us to continue to deliver practical help, support and advice to those who have suffered a brain injury and their family and carers.

Make a donation

As a registered charity, donations are crucial to our ability to provide a high level of service to people affected by brain injury in the Bedfordshire area. More info

Volunteer with us

You don’t have to be a health professional, or have any specific skills or experience, to volunteer at Headway Bedford. Our volunteers come from a diverse range of backgrounds with a wide range of experience and skills. More info

Refer a client

Headway Bedford provides continued rehabilitation/enablement for clients living at home, where they may have received a period of rehabilitation in their homes from visiting health professionals. More info

Clients currently supporting


Active volunteers

Case studies from our clients

Read the journeys from our clients and volunteers
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Monicah (Volunteer)

Nathan Clegg (Sound Baths Tutor) “I have been a volunteer at Headway since May 2021, and It is flexible to work there. I have benefited...
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Anna (Family member)

Anna (Family member) My sister attends Headway weekly following a life changing stroke – Headway has provided a lifeline of support, guidance, information and opportunities for rehabilitation and...
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Russell (Volunteer)

Russell (Volunteer) Often under difficult circumstances, the dedicated and hard-working staff at Headway provide invaluable support for those who have suffered the consequences of brain...
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Terry (Thursday client)

Terry (Thursday client) I have been attending headway for a while now after having a cerebellum stroke last year, I was contacted by kat from...
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Denise (Family member)

Denise (Family member) “A wonderfully, supportive and welcoming group designed to provide wrap around help and guidance to the user and family alike, delivered in...
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Chris (Volunteer)

Chris (Volunteer) Headway Bedford and its wonderful staff of angels have taken me into their family and provided me with a new useful and strong...
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