Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) publications

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT)’s annual Outcome Report highlights changes to service user behaviour during and after their rehabilitation at BIRT’s centres. Outcomes cover:

  • care and supervision needs
  • mood
  • behaviour
  • level of participation in activities

Top 5 facts from the 2016 report:

  • 226 service users admitted
  • 174 service users discharged
  • 7 months was the average length of stay
  • 86% of service users engaged in productive activity* on discharge
  • 80% of service users were discharged to transitional, supported or independent living

Download the Outcome Report

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust has released a new limited edition publication to mark its 25th year in brain injury rehabilitation. 'Changing Lives' is a full colour booklet which includes:

  • A free double-sided 'The Brain Explained' poster with information on our 'Show Your Brain Some Love' campaign, the effects of brain injury on behaviour, cognitive, physical and emotional functioning - and more!
  • Two new case studies, looking at how specific rehabilitation interventions can help people with brain injury to enjoy greater independence
  • Interviews with experts in the field of brain injury
  • An overview of the outcomes and trends over the last 25 years

NHS England’s Improving Rehabilitation Services Programme has recently launched new commissioning guidance for Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) and their local partners. By choosing the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT), you will comply with the new guidelines for commissioning local rehabilitation services.

Read the full NHS England Commissioning Guidance for Rehabilitation.

The BIRT guide to living - for adults with brain injury is a comprehensive and easy to use publication for people with brain injury, their families, carers and professionals working with them. FREE copies are now available from BIRT services across the UK and at our seminars and conferences, or via post.

Ann Buckler, Director of BIRT said today: “The BIRT guide to living is the first comprehensive guide of its kind. Written by BIRT’s clinicians, therapists and experts in brain injury, BIRT's guide is designed to offer support, practical advice and helpful information to those living with - or affected by - brain injury.”

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The BIRT Brochure

Outcome and research reports

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