ABOUT OUR GROUPS AND ACTIVITIES
Here are some of Headway Glasgow’s activities. Some of our groups have their own page on our website and you can see more there. We can arrange an informal meeting to get your details and give you information about our groups. You will be able to come along and see what the group is like before committing yourself. Contact Amy at the phone number or email address above or use the Get in touch form. You can look at our calendar to see what group meetings are planned for the next few weeks.
The Monday Group and the Wednesday Group 1.30pm to 4pm
In these social activity groups people can have a cup of tea or coffee and a chat, and take part in activities to stimulate memory, number and word use.
“…it makes me feel normal”
We often discuss future outings and external activities. We have a pool table and a range of table games. We also have regular speakers on a variety of topics, for example, benefits, local organisations and community planning. Read more here.
The Creative Writing Group – Tuesday 2pm to 4pm
The group meets weekly on a Tuesday afternoon between 2pm and 4pm. There are usually around 6-10 people at each session, and we enjoy writing, reading and listening during the meeting time. Read more here.
The Thursday Art Group – Thursday 2pm to 4pm
We have various activities including drawing, painting,
clay work, collage, papier mache ….. the only limit is your imagination.
Some of the work done by participants in the Art Group are shown on these web pages. Read more here.
The Brain Injury Discussion Group for Carers and People with Brain Injury – second Thursday evening in the month 7pm to 9pm
We have a group that meets to discuss issues relating to brain injury. It involves carers and people with a brain injury who meet separately to allow for confidential discussion. Topics discussed recently include motivation, success and achievement.
The Walking Group – Weekly on Friday at 1.30pm
The Walking Group meets each week for short health walks around Glasgow parks and elsewhere. Our aim is to build up to longer walks as and when people want them. Recent outings have been around Kelvingrove… Read more here.
We plan and go out for meals regularly in various restaurants, pubs and cafes around Glasgow.
The Young Persons’ Group – twice monthly – 6pm to 8pm
The Young Persons’ Group is for people in the 18-30 age range. It runs on the first and third Thursday in each month. The group activities are either social (e.g. going out for a meal, to hear music or see a film) or are discussion based. People talk about the things that affect their lives. Read more here.
The Women’s Group – third Thursday in the month 1.30pm to 3.30pm
We have a Women’s Group who meet once a month with invited speakers who lead discussions particular to women. Read more here.
Short Term Groups
Headway Glasgow also organises short term groups with interests in things like drama, creative writing and cooking.
ABI Café – Monthly – first Thursday in the month – 1.30pm to 3pm
The ABI café is open to people with ABI in the East Dunbartonshire council area. The group has regular speakers on topics of interest (recent topics have included relaxation, benefits, personalisation, and epilepsy). The group also plans an ABI café Seminar each year in May and has regular social outings through the year.
Over the years we have offered various short-term courses that are designed to help people with issues relating to areas such as life skills, emotions and self-management. These are normally publicised on our Facebook page and at meetings.
You can keep up to date with our activities by visiting this website, checking the calendar, reading the news page or looking at our Facebook page. You can also read our newsletters. We can send them to you – ask to join our email newsletter mailing list.