Case Studies

Our Stories

Take a look at some of the stories from people who use Headway Leicester.

One of the best ways to deal with the stress of a brain injury is to get your story heard, or to read the perspectives of thousands of others who are going through the same challenges as you – whether you’re a survivor, a carer, friends and family, or if you just simply wish to learn more about Brain Injury from those who experience it first hand. Explore their inspirational stories below, or click here to tell your own.

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Joe Sandford

Joe Sandford was a 21-year-old living life to the full. He was an outgoing lad, with a good social life, a girlfriend and a passion for rugby. But a dream trip 11,000 miles across the globe turned into a nightmare when he sustained a traumatic brain injury in a car crash.

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Mark’s Story

My name is Mark. I live in the Sleaford area of Lincoln. Eight years last October I was hit by a car in Peterborough whilst walking to work.

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