Georgina Deakin Occupational Therapist Georgie is Headway Oxfordshire’s qualified Occupational Therapist. She brings direct experience in working with adults and young people who have sustained a range of acquired brain injuries. As an Occupational Therapist, she assesses people’s needs in relation to their day to day living and formulates person centred plans to provide solutions
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Wendy Kirby Administration Assistant Wendy has a B-Ed Degree in Primary Teaching and worked for many years in this role before becoming a School Manager. Wendy brings a diverse range of skills and experience to the role, including general administration, finance, HR and health & safety as well as event organisation. Wendy joined HWO
Sharon Bond ABI Navigator Sharon joined Headway Oxfordshire in September 2020, she has a BA in Early Years Education and her background is working in Special Schools. Sharon worked closely with a multi-disciplinary team that included Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Speech and Language Therapists to support children and young adults with a range
Laura Davidson Marketing and Events Officer Laura joined Headway Oxfordshire in 2021. She has a BA (hons) degree focused on Business and Promotion. Before joining Headway Oxfordshire, she has had direct experience working within the healthcare sector in General Practice as well as experience working in customer service, learning how to better understand people’s
Mandy Warick Lead ABI Navigator Mandy has a background working across a wide range of health and support sectors. Having worked within the NHS environment for many years Mandy understands that being in hospital and the discharging home can be a daunting experience for not only individuals but for families and carers alike.
Jamie Miller Chief Executive Officer Jamie joined HWO in 2009. With a diverse background in a variety of commercial ventures, as well as a focussed career (since 2000) in education, health and social care, Jamie brings his wide-ranging experience to bear in the role of Chief Executive Officer. As CEO, Jamie has overall responsibility
Katie McMahon ABI Navigator Katie joined Headway Oxfordshire in 2020. She has a Bachelor of Science (BSc) focused in Psychology and a Masters of Science (MSc) focused in Health Psychology. Before joining the HWO Team, Katie had direct experience of working with mental health and substance misuse issues and has worked in prison settings
23 April 2021 - Exciting News! The work to update and improve the ARC has begun! The work includes improving the insulation of the building and installing glass patio doors at the back of the ARC leading to the garden. This work is required to update the building but will also greatly enhance the ARC
Dr Helen Kennerley Clinical Psychologist Consultant Dr. Helen Kennerley is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and CBT therapist (NHS & MOD) and University Tutor (University of Oxford). She has specialised in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for most of her career. She has written or co-authored several CBT texts including The ABC of CBT and An Introduction to CBT (both Sage