Category Archives: Camp Stories

Some comments from the Team of 2017 “I remember the highlight as we were approaching the end. As we stumbled into our 94th kilometre we were greeted with hugs and well wishes from the Heads Together family.” “I chose to challenge myself, to push past the point where my body said stop.  For Reuben, my […]

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I have been involved with Heads Together for so long that I can’t remember the first year I went to camp! Many years later I walked part of the 100km walk for moral support and was chief massage therapist. The following year, in 2016, Kate convinced me to walk the full 100km. I thought it […]

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It started with the sudden loss of my Dad and the lightbulb that switched on when I realised that the people who I felt most comfortable with were the families I was working as a kids physio at Vic Rehab, who had also experienced loss and trauma and who just “got it” they knew what […]

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I was blown away by the community of incredibly warm, kind and courageous people who welcomed me in like an old friend. As a physiotherapist I frequently work with young people and their families during their most challenging periods; following a new diagnosis, after a significant injury or accident, or during periods of very ill-health. […]

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My experience has been fantastic. I was apprehensive when I first attended Heading Out at the Wharf Hotel, but upon discovering the other individuals who are dealing with issues I am facing, it just worked. The food and company is fantastic and it’s a great outlet for the issues you face on a daily basis […]

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  “Let me spread my wings & learn how to fly – again” Heads Together and the ABILiTy program helps people with an ABI get together and build life skills. I’ve relearned how to socially conduct myself and work with other people with an ABI. I’ve made new friends and learned how to navigate life. […]

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Now as I look back to walking the 100kms for Heads Together I can reflect on the difficulties and the personal rewards that such an event presented for me. Waves of euphoria surge through my body, explosive bouts of energy allow me to move and my limbs pump with energy.  I want to live here, […]

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