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Community loan for Headway - Brain Injury Services & Support

Headway is a not-for-profit Irish charity that provides rehabilitation services to adults (18+) who are affected by brain injury. Acquired brain injury is often referred to as the hidden disability because its long-term problems are often in the areas of thinking and behaviour and are not as easy to see and recognise as many physical disabilities.
 
Headway was founded in 1985 as a support group by families and interested professionals to address the needs of people with brain injuries, their carers and families. The charity now has centres in Dublin, Cork, Kerry and Limerick along with an Information and Education service in the South East.  The acquisition of their Dublin and Cork premises was supported by Social Finance mortgages from Clann Credo.
 
Headway provided services to 1,342 people in 2019. Services include a Lo-call National Information and Support Helpline, Day Rehabilitative Services, Group Work, Individual Client Work, Rehabilitative Training Services, Psychological Services, and a Community Integration Service providing one-to-one support.


Location: Dublin / Nationwide

Website: https://headway.ie/

"Acquired brain injury is often referred to as the hidden disability because its long-term problems are often in the areas of thinking and behaviour and are not as easy to see and recognise as many physical disabilities."