CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Due to government advice around Coronavirus (Covid-19) ALL previous group meetings, social events, and allotment visits are cancelled until further notice.  Government advice can be found here.

HSWL currently runs a regular Telephone/Video Contact Service & Virtual Coffee Mornings

Balham Group

We meet on:

**CANCELLED until further notice**

 

The first Tuesday of every month, 10am to 11:30am

Balham Library, 16 Ramsden Road, SW12 8QY

 

See our calendar here

 

Group co-ordinator: Paula Murphy

Paula Murphy is an neuro-occupational therapist who trained and worked in New Zealand as an occupational therapist.  Paula has 15 years experience working in the NHS and private sector in the UK, specialising in neuro rehabilitation.  She current works in private practice in the community, working with and supporting individuals with neurological conditions and has a special interest in brain injury.  Outside of work Paula enjoys travelling, sport and watching rugby.

 

Topics for 2020 (may be subject to change)

  • January: Ideas for the year ahead
  • **CANCELLED until further notice**

 

Topics for 2019

  • January: no group
  • February: (Led by Susan Hughes)
  • March: Planning for the year and Headway 40th celebrations
  • April: History of Balham and Tooting Bec and reflecting on own personal
    histories of how we came to live in the area
  • May: Thoughts, feelings, and behaviour following brain injury
  • June: Attention
  • July: Social communication following brain injury
  • August: *No group*
  • September: Mindfulness
  • October: How so we see ourselves after brain injury and our strengths post injury
  • November: Art group (outside guest)
  • December: Christmas quiz, card making, and painting our clay pots!

 

Transport information:

  • Nearest station – Balham (Northern Line, Mainline Rail)
  • Nearby bus stops for 155 & 355
  • Parking is available at this venue, including disabled spaces