ConnectAbility - a national £250k, three year fundraising appeal for assistive technology for service users


Giles Martin to take on 10k race in his wheelchair

Giles Martin, from Ernest Kleinwort Court in Burgess Hill, is taking on the impressive challenge of the BM10k to raise money for #ConnectAbility.

Tŷ Aberdafen celebrates official opening

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) are delighted to have officially opened their first Welsh brain injury service, ‘Tŷ Aberdafen’ in Llanelli, offering a range of high quality assessment and rehabilitation options for people with an acquired brain injury.

Service attends Pluss event

Staff from BIRT service The Woodmill, were in a jubilant mood after Eddie, a 1:1 enabler was awarded PLUSS achiever of the year - runner up, at the Pluss Disability Confident Networking event in Exeter on the 11th of March. They were also able to raise awareness of the benefits and support when employing disabled people.

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NEW: Publication of BIRT’s 2014 Outcome and Impact Report.

Welcome to the sixth annual BIRT Outcome and Impact Report which collects information from all of our services, and is published annually to support decision making in commissioning cost effective rehabilitation.

Irene Sobowale appointed as new Chief Executive

Irene Sobowale has been appointed as its new Chief Executive. She will take over from current CEO Barrie Oldham when he retires in spring 2015.

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