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Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT)

The charity leading brain injury rehabilitation across the UK

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Nick Thatcher embarks on 19forHuw cycle challenge

Loving father, Nick Thatcher and a band of fellow supporting cyclists will embark on an exhilarating and exhausting nine day, 1000 mile cycle challenge this weekend. In memory of Nick's son Huw, who sadly suffered a brain aneurysm and passed away whilst playing in a football match, this incredible fundraising challenge will support the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT).


Tool developed to evidence symptoms of brain injury in a social care setting

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT), part of The Disabilities Trust, has developed a specialist tool to help social workers evidence brain injury and its effects during the assessment and care planning process. A meeting between the Department of Health and BIRT at the end of 2013 established that some local authorities were concerned about building an accurate picture of the care and support needs of individuals with brain injury...


Staff at Tŷ Aberdafen attend Carmarthenshire Health Fair 2014

Staff from Tŷ Aberdafen - Canolfan BIRT Cymru (The BIRT Centre for Wales) attended Carmarthenshire Health Fair 2014 recently. The team were pleased to be able to talk about the new Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) service in Llanelli.


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We aim to provide the best quality neurobehavioural rehabilitation for people with complex and challenging needs after brain injury. Ultimately, we want to enable service users to participate in life as fully as possible, needing the least possible assistance.

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Meet some of the people that have benefited from our brain injury services and see how BIRT could help you or your family.

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