Case studies | Outcomes

Case studies

With a full contiuum of services to meet the need of individuals at any stage and requirement, the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) is the leading charity providing brain injury rehabilitation across the UK.

We invite you to meet some of the people who have benefited from brain injury rehabilitation with us and to see how BIRT could support you, your client / patient or your family.

Outcome report

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

The report also includes information about:

  • the average length of stay at our centres
  • where service users are admitted from and discharged to
  • the age, gender mix and types of brain injuries of people admitted to BIRT services

Top 5 facts from the 2015 report:

  • 236 service users admitted
  • 248 service users discharged
  • 5.3 months was the average length of stay
  • 76% of service users engaged in productive activity* on discharge
  • 61% of service users were independent**

* i.e.: education, training, employment and recreational activities
**or needing only overnight supervision on discharge

Satisfaction rates for The Disabilities Trust's individual brain injury services are also published in each of the services' Annual Reports, available on each of BIRT's individual service pages.

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