The EVOC Red Book

The online directory to find third sector Organisations, and their services across Edinburgh

IMPORTANT

Only services that are currently available during COVID-19 are listed in the directory.

In line with Government advice, most groups and organisations in the city have had to take the unfortunate decision to suspend face to face and group work activities. Please telephone or email the contacts listed for the group or organisation if you are interested in their work to check what alternative arrangements might be available.


Details
Edinburgh Headway Group aims to empower and enrich the lives of adults who have survived an acquired brain injury. We support both adults with brain injuries and their families and carers. Our day service activities are currently suspended in response to recent government guidelines, however, please be advised that we are diversifying our services to meet this situation and will be increasing our telephone and email support and also looking to offer virtual services to both adults with an acquired brain injury and carers.

New referrals...

We also wish to ensure that our support services remains accessible to the wider community so if you know anyone who has an acquired brain injury or who is supporting someone with an acquired brain injury, please continue to share our contacts with them. Edinburgh Headway Group is here for you so please do not hesitate to reach out to us.

Here is what we are doing:

We are providing and have increased our telephone support:

- Our members (and carers) are receiving daily calls from the staff team to ensure we continue to provide vital support to all at this time

- Our aim is to keep connecting with our members and carers to provide motivation, stability and structure

- We have linked with community support networks, partner charities and our health and social care partners to ensure we have access/latest information to respond to life concerns e.g. access to on-line shopping, money worries, mental health needs etc

We have utilised technology to deliver our rehabilitation services online to maintain continuity to our member’s daily structure, such as:

- On-line cognitive activities for our adults with brain injury
- On-line physical rehabilitation videos and live sessions
- Private Facebook groups/chat rooms to ensure our members and carers can keep connected, maintain friendships and provide a forum for peer support

Email office@edinburghheadway.org.uk or phone 0131 370 0393.

Edinburgh Headway Group is here for you so please do not hesitate to reach out to us.

Please continue to refer to NHS Inform https://www.nhsinform.scot/ and Health Protection Scotland https://www.hps.scot.nhs.uk/ for the latest advice.

Do take care and do let us know if you need any support - we are here for you!
Ages
26 - 29, 30 - 34, 35 - 39, 40 - 44, 45 - 49, 50 - 54, 55 - 59, 60 - 64, 17 - 25
Days and Times
Monday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday
Sunday
Venue
Contact Details
Contact Telephone: 0131 370 0393
Contact Email: office@edinburghheadway.org.uk
Website: http://www.edinburghheadway.org.uk/

This record was last modified on: 26 August 2020