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Learn your rights: carer information day

Learn your rights as a carer and for the person you care for at The Brain Charity’s carers rights information day.

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Get ready for Pride workshop

Fun, creative workshops to make banners, bunting and decorations in preparation for Pride in Liverpool.

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The Brain Charity’s Ice Ball

The Brain Charity’s 10th anniversary ball will be the coolest yet! Join us at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Liverpool city centre on Friday, 2nd December from 7pm until late.

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News items

Daughter hugs her mum

New mum who fell asleep next to her baby and woke up in hospital after brain aneurysm ruptured shares recovery story

Juliet experienced a subarachnoid haemorrhage when her child was just 5 months old

Category: Features

Published: 21 June 2022

Campervan winner donates £500 to The Brain Charity in memory of sister who died of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

James won a brand new Volkswagen campervan and made the donation in honour of sister Julie

Category: Features

Published: 1 June 2022

Donations swap supports Royal Liverpool Hospital dementia patients and Brain Charity clients

We received a Nintendo Wii Fit for clients in exchange for fidget mitts for The Royal's dementia patients

Category: Features

Published: 1 June 2022

Gareth at different ages

Mum bereaved by glioblastoma calls for awareness of similarities between brain tumour and mental illness symptoms

Barbara's son Gareth passed away from a glioblastoma brain tumour in January 2019

Category: Features

Published: 25 May 2022

Mandy (on the left) offering support at The Brain Charity

The art of building confidence and 5 ways to raise your self-esteem

Understand where confidence comes from and learn simple ways to improve your self-confidence

Category: Features

Published: 20 May 2022

neurodiversity

Neurodivergent, neurodiversity and neurotypical: a guide to the terms

Each person has a brain that is unique to them; no two brains are quite the same

Category: Features

Published: 11 May 2022

Four people with aphasia who benefitted from the speech and language therapy sessions at The Brain Charity

“I’m more like my old self”: How speech and language therapy and neuroplasticity helped four people with aphasia communicate again

Aphasia affects 1 in 3 stroke survivors – more than 250,000 people across the UK

Category: Features

Published: 15 March 2022

A mixed gender walking football team

Walking football: Why this slower-paced version of the beautiful game is no less enjoyable

Walking football is good for you - the LCFA explains why

Category: Features

Published: 1 March 2022

Angelina outside wearing her Sturge Weber syndrome T-shirt

My daughter had surgery to disconnect the right side of her brain – I’ve never regretted making the choice

Lisa Massingham shares daughter Angelina's journey with Sturge-Weber syndrome and hemispherectomy to mark Rare Disease Day

Category: Features

Published: 24 February 2022

The Brain Charity's clients enjoying the wheels for all accessible cycling scheme

Success of cycling scheme proves wheels really are for all – with 245 miles ridden

18 clients and 6 staff have got out and about on bikes with Cycling Projects and Wheels for All

Category: Features

Published: 5 January 2022