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To improve the lives of CARERS and FAMILY MEMBERS of people living with the long term effects of acquired brain injury by operating a community outreach service providing information, advice, guidance and signposting
Charity information: Headway Portsmouth and South East Hants
Carers and family members have told us that they feel isolated and find it difficult to obtain relevant information and advice following a brain injury in the family , often being signposted to the incorrect organisations for support, or not being aware of any support locally
Our Carers outreach service will provide support, advice, information and effective signposting.
We also seek to reduce social and geographical isolation experienced by Carers
We aim to provide a community outreach service
Activities» Provide a scheduled drop-in service
» Provide training support activities
» Provide information, advice and guidance
» Provide effective signposting to and from partner organisations
What success will look like
Success will be operating an outreach in the Portsmouth area
The project will support social inclusion for Carers
Over subscription - lack of space
our aim is to identify a building that will support the growth of our carers project
We will report through newsletters; our website and individually
Budget - Project Cost: £6,750Loading graph....
Amount Heading Description £3,500 Outreach rental for first year £1,000 Leaflets Communicate the service £1,250 Team Assistant Facilitation £1,000 Admin and handouts postage; books and editorials on Brain injury and cognitive therapy
South East Hampshire - initally within 10 mile radius of Portsmouth
Carers and family members of people with brain injury currently residing in the South East Hants area
Headway is the only charity in the area that directly supports adults who have acquired brain injury.
Read more about the Charity running this project.
To facilitate community outreach and training sessions for Carers To provide a route for Carers to access information and guidance
Will provide a respite pamper day for a carer