The Way Ahead

The Way Ahead is an annual event that brings together representatives from groups and branches across the UK and Channel Islands, along with professionals with an active interest in the work of Headway to enjoy a weekend of learning, sharing and socialising in a relaxing and welcoming environment.

The Way Ahead 2018

29 June - 1 July 2018

Following excellent feedback from this year's conference we are pleased to confirm that The Way Ahead will be returning to the Yarnfield Park Training and Conference Centre in 2018.

More information regarding next year's event will follow in due course.

Information on exhibiting at the conference can be found on the following link The Way Ahead Exhibition Opportunities

If you have any comments regarding The Way Ahead or suggestions for future speakers, workshops, therapies and activities then please complete and submit the feedback form below.

The Way Ahead 2017


We had four excellent speakers on the day        covering a range of topics, they included:


At this years Way Ahead we had a range of workshops covering a variety topics such as relationships, cyber security and social media. Presentation and handouts from the workshops can be download by clicking the links below:

Keynote speeches

The tragic story behind the Somerset Serious Case Review

Acquired brain injury in the criminal justice system - Dr Ivan Pitman

Managing risk in brain injury - Brian Moore