Headway Darlington is holding its annual conference with a theme of Every 90 Seconds Counts, to coincide with ABI Week.
The event aims to highlight that earlier intervention post-discharge vastly aids TBI recovery, with Darlington and the Tees Valley experiencing longstanding issues with post-discharge resource, meaning that Headway groups have played a particularly vital role in supporting brain injury survivors and their families.
Speakers at the conference, which is sponsored by law firm Sintons, will include:
Luke Griggs, chief executive of Headway UK
Peter Gibson, MP for Darlington
Dr Janet Walker, medical director for Tees Valley ICB
Dr Geoff Hill, consultant neuropsychologist at South Tees Hospitals
Sophie Moore, senior associate in Sintons’ Court of Protection team
Jo Wallis from Headway Tyneside
Headway Darlington members Bill and Dorothy Barclay.