"We're social animals who live and have evolved to live in social groups."

 

"We are social animals who live and have evolved to live in social groups. Membership of groups, from football teams to book clubs and voluntary societies, gives us a sense of social identity."

- Professor Alex Haslam, University of Exeter

Brain Injury support groups currently meeting in AucklandActivities at Headway House

Headway House is open Monday to Friday for a range of activities. Everyone is welcome to drop in and join in any activity.

Location: Headway House, 207 Manukau Road, Epsom

Art Group

Join in for a morning of facilitated art activities. Take time to work on your own art project or be creatively inspired by a range of art activities organised by Headway’s artist coordinator, Wendy.

  • Meets : Every Monday 10 am to 12 noon (except public holidays e.g. Queen's Birthday Weekend)

Tai Chi for Wellbeing

Tai Chi for Wellbeing includes balance, meditation, and mindfulness in a calm environment. It may be done standing or sitting down, is relaxing and helps calm the mind, also social and fun. This form of Tai Chi was developed by Dr Paul Lam who initially developed 'Tai Chi for Arthritis and falls prevention’ and works well with any physical ability. 

Pauline will be there to meet you. Come to class wearing comfortable clothing (easy to move in) and bring a bottle of water.

  • Meets : Every Tuesday 10.30am – 12pm
  • We now offer Zoom link for those who wish to take part at home.

Crafts Group

An opportunity to take part in a social craft group. Opportunities to knit, crochet, paper crafts or projects of your choice. You can learn to knit or bring your own projects to share time with others in the Headway House Lounge.

  • Meets every Wednesday 1-3pm at Headway House.

 

 

 

Table Tennis, Board games, Social activities

Time to socialise with others with games, table tennis, occasional movie afternoon or monthly quiz event. A simple lunch is provided.

  • Fridays 10.30am – 1pm, every Friday at Headway House