Outreach

Support and care in your home

We offer Outreach support and care across the whole of Worcestershire, direct to each client in their own home and local communities. Our specially trained Outreach Support Team provide individually tailored care to enable people with acquired brain injuries to live happier and more independent lives.

Our professional Outreach Support Team provide a one-to-one service, person-centred around the individual and because each individual is unique, no one session will be the same. Every Community Support Programme is different and designed to meet the individual’s particular needs.

Working towards agreed goals and objectives, each Outreach team member will engage our clients in practical, meaningful and enjoyable activities which help them to achieve increased independence and confidence.

'We want to thank Headway Worcestershire for helping and supporting us both, through one of the most difficult times of our lives! We honestly believe we would not have survived without their non-wavering, non-judgemental support'.

Our Outreach support team are experienced in support and care and work closely with health care professionals, social services, housing services and other organisations to ensure each client receives a joined up cohesive support, or care programme.

In the past year, as well as enabling clients to live independently in their own homes, we have been working alongside people to build confidence and improve their level of wellbeing.  Our aim is to reduce dependency and learn skills to improve the quality of life of both the individual, their family and loved ones.

We focus on:

  • Budgeting and managing finances
  • Management of medication
  • Meal planning and preparation
  • Meal planning and preparation
  • Grocery shopping
  • Household management
  • Planning and structuring their time
  • Travel Planning
  • Repeat activities to support learning
  • Accompanying to appointments
  • Benefit and other funding applications
  • Referrals to professional agencies
  • Monitoring of welfare and social support
  • Social trips
  • Return to work or voluntary positions

Homecare Packages

Each client who may require longer-term care to help maintain their independence, we are also able to offer a dignified and personalised care service. Each person will have their care and support needs carefully assessed, by one of our experienced managers and a package put in place to suit their individual requirements. Whilst liaising with the local authorities and other care professionals to ensure the best possible support.

“From beginning to end, we received first class help and compassion”.

Our specialist domiciliary care service aims to ensure everyone affected by acquired brain injury who has a personal care need is treated with respect, dignity and privacy in a person –centred way.

We Can help with:

  • Light housekeeping
  • Meal preparation
  • Management of medication
  • Collection of prescriptions
  • Make and change beds
  • Washing dressing and bathing
  • Assist with eating and drinking
  • Social activities and general shopping
  • Safety and security
  • Management of finances
  • Plus many more activities as needed by the individual

How to access our services

If you think that Headway Worcestershire might be able to help you or someone you care for, it’s easy to make a self-referral. Our open and friendly referral system means that you don’t have to go through a social worker or health professional, simply complete one of our referral forms, available below, email enquiries@hwtl.org.uk or call us on 01905729 729. Once referred, you’ll be contacted and we will set up an initial discussion, where we can discuss your options.