Health and Social Care Professionals

As an organisation, we work closely with many professionals from the health and social care sector, to jointly meet the needs of our clients. We are always seeking to develop further effective partnerships with local health and social care professionals in order to promote wider understanding of brain injury and its impact on individuals, families and communities.

Stuart chatting with NicolaBrain injury is often known as the ‘hidden disability’ and through our links with the national charity, Headway, we provide access to range of training and professional development materials for practitioners interested in development of a wider understanding of brain injury .

If you would like to discuss how we may be able to support one of your clients, or if you'd simply like to find out more, please contact us.

You can refer a client by completing our referral form. However, we always find it beneficial to discuss client needs before referral.


To provide further insights into our service provision here are a selection of testimonials from professionals with experience of our services.

"Headway Derby provide a specialist brain injury service which is friendly and approachable with the needs of the service user paramount."

Angie Evans, Social worker, Staffordshire County Council

"Headway Derby is a stepping stone providing a safe and nurturing environment to help build the confidence and independence of brain injured people."

Mandy Pepper, Case Manager NHS Head Injury team

"An excellent service specifically for people with a head injury in Derby. Activities are group based on set days including outreach, BME and women’s services."

Vanessa Ward, Social worker, Derbyshire County Council

"Headway Derby services are provided in an informal setting with friendly and knowledgeable workers at hand to support service users. A highly recommended service for brain injured people."

Fay Coulson, Social worker, Derby City Council

"A place where anyone can go who has a head injury to be with people facing similar challenges. Everyone is very accepting of each other and are supported to do things they would not otherwise do. Go and try it."

Claire Ackley, Social worker, Staffordshire County Council

Information Packs

For more information you can download our information sheets:

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