October Group Meetings

Balham Day Group Meeting

Tuesday 3 October, 10am-11:30am.
Balham Library, 16 Ramsden Road, London SW12 8QY

As the nights are slowly getting darker and winter approaches, we will discuss how to keep ourselves safe when out and about. We will also talk about the Brain Injury Card.

Wimbledon Group Meeting

Tuesday 10 October, 7:30pm-9pm
Drake House, St Georges Road, Wimbledon, SW19 4ED

Come and get your ‘spook’ on!  We will be having a Halloween themed quiz and a discussion about the hidden aspects of a brain injury. Make sure to wear a touch of Halloween and come and enjoy some fun.  You might find a few treats… and hopefully no tricks!

 

Croydon Group Meeting

Wednesday 18 October, 7:30pm-9pm
Harris Academy Purley, Kendra Hall Road, South Croydon CR2 6DT

We will be having a guest speaker – Shoaeb Aziz, Acquired Brain Injury Projects Manager from the charity Attend.

Richmond Group Meeting

Thursday 26 October, 7:30pm-9pm
Moore Blatch Solicitors, 2 The Green, Richmond, London TW9 1PL

Our member, Laween, will kindly be providing a presentation on Neuroplasticity and it’s role in brain rehabilitation.  Come and join us to learn more and share your experiences.

Allotment session and Pumpkinfest 

Volunteer Peter Briggs will be leading a gardening session to help us get the most out of our allotment on Wednesday 4 October, starting at 2pm. Everyone welcome.

Allotment 106A, Martin Way Allotments West Side, Martin Way, SW20 9NT
Click here for directions.

On Saturday 29 October, the Martin Way Allotment Gardens Association will be holding their annual Pumpkinfest event. See their website where more information will be posted nearer the time.

Meet the Scientists

Imperial College London’s annual Meet the Scientists Day will focus on research into traumatic brain injury.

The free event, for people who have had a brain injury and their carers, will be held at the college’s Hammersmith campus at White City on Monday 25 October from 1pm to 5pm.

Visitors will be offered a tour of the research facility, followed by a talk from Professor David Sharp and a panel discussion. There will also be opportunities to get involved in current and future research.

Places are limited and must be booked in advance.

For more information and to book a place, click here.

September Group Meetings

Balham Day Group Meeting

Tuesday 5 September 10am-11.30am

Balham Library, 16 Ramsden Road, London SW12 8QY

We will talk about emotions and how these can be affected by brain injury.  This will be an opportunity to share thoughts and experiences and ways in which you manage your emotions following your brain injury, or how you support those you care for with a brain injury.

Wimbledon Group Meeting

Tuesday 12 September, 7.30pm-9pm

Drake House, St Georges Road, Wimbledon, SW19 4ED

Looking at the use of reminders to aid memory. There is skill to using reminders. We will look at what the theory says and what works best for you.

Croydon Group Meeting

Wednesday 20 September, 7.30pm-9pm

Harris Academy Purley, Kendra Hall Road, South Croydon CR2 6DT

As the nights are slowly getting darker and winter approaches, we will discuss how to keep ourselves safe when out and about.

Richmond Group Meeting

Thursday 28 September, 7.30pm-9pm

Moore Blatch Solicitors, 2 The Green, Richmond, London TW9 1PL

Our September group will focus on positive quotes and inspirational stories. Everyone is encouraged to bring and share stories; positive affirmations and inspiring moments that have helped on their journey following their head injury. What gives you hope?