I.T and learning opportunities

 

 

Our I.T suite is equipped with professional-quality resources, and offers our clients the opportunity, with support if required, to spend some time refreshing their I.T skills, and learning new ones.

 

The room boasts comfortable seating and plenty of light, alongside desk-based PC's with Microsoft Office and iPads. We have also welcomed 'Alexa' to the building too (to great amusement on occasion!), giving all of our clients equal access to the online world, regardless of manual dexterity or coordination.

 

I.T sessions are very much client-driven. Activities may range from planning, creating and ordering lists, charts or diaries, through to printing pictures for collages or scrap books. Sessions also give clients the opportunity to brush up on typing or software skills, or simply embark on some online research on a subject which sparks interest. Our I.T volunteer, Alan,  has a wealth of experience to offer and is very supportive to our client base.

 

We are also very proud to support our clients with participating in externally-recognised, online courses should these be of interest. One particular client combined his IT skills alongside his love of cookery, and finished and passed an online food safety course (check out Mike's story on 'Client Achievements'). 

 

There is also a colour printer,  large whiteboard, and headphones, if required. 

Latest News

An INCREDIBLE London Marathon 2019!

Team HEN were nothing short of phenomenal in this year's Virgin London Marathon! 

 

Each and every runner did an amazing job for us, battling on through shin splints, aches, pains and even lost toenails (OW!) to finish those 26.2 miles for us. We were bowled over by the efforts everyone went to, not only with the intensity of the physical training, but also their creative and imaginative ideas for fundraising, all on top of juggling work and family commitments. Each of them needs a superhero cape! 

 

So far we have raised over £45,000 and we're still counting! It's just amazing, and we will be able to continue enriching and supporting the lives of those managing ABI with this superb amount of money raised.

 

We will shortly be posting some great photos from this special event so watch this space! If you're interested in running for us next year - get in touch! 

 

Hats for Headway, Friday 24th May!

 

Next Friday 24th May is the national 'Hats for Headway' fundraising day, so if you are interested in helping raise a few pennies for our centre and spread awareness of our charity, why not encourage your friends and family to take part?!

 

Go as wild and wacky as you like - you could even design your own head gear, a la Philip Treacy!

 

If you take part - make sure you send us some photos! 

 

Thank you so much!  

 

 

'Life After Brain Injury' conference, 20th June 2019

 

This conference, arranged by ABIF Northants, will be held at Kettering Conference Centre, Thurston Drive, Kettering and will cover working/driving after brain injury, social benefits, and bringing young people together

 

Guest speakers will include experienced professionals and survivors who will share their personal journeys. 

 

To book, please visit 'Latest News' at http://www.abifnorthants.com to download and complete a booking form which can then be emailed to  julie.mallard@oakleafcare.com