Recently, Colin Beattie, MSP for Midlothian North & Musselburgh had the pleasure of attending a Headway East Lothian’s meeting in Musselburgh.
Headway is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation that supports adults with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI), their families, and carers. The organisation provides a safe environment where ABI survivors can take part in therapeutic rehabilitation based activities providing skill building and education, as well as socialisation for those affected & much needed respite for family carers.
In the past, Mr Beattie has supported the efforts of the organisation and members, such as Fiona Grant-MacDonald, of Musselburgh, and her colleagues’ participation in a charity bike ride and climb in August, the Alternative 3 Peaks Challenge, ultimately raising over £6,000.
Concerning the organisation, Colin Beattie, MSP, said:
‘Headway East Lothian is a tremendous organisation to have in our area. After a loved one suffers an acquired brain injury, families wonder how they will cope and continue – Headway is a great support in such a situation, as well as helping those with ABI gain their confidence back. At the meeting, I was informed that Headway East Lothian is in urgent need of volunteers and as such I would encourage my constituents to volunteer if they are able.’
If you are interested in volunteering, please visit Headway’s website at www.headway-eastlothian.org.uk