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New supported living opportunities in Blackpool

15 November 2017

We are pleased to announce details of our latest community supported living project for adults with acquired brain injury, in Blackpool, Lancashire. We are working in partnership with BEST Housing Association.

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Celebrating the end of summer at York House

14 November 2017

York House held an official opening party of the sensory garden to celebrate the hard work and dedication of both the service users and volunteers over the summer. A wonderful afternoon was had by all.

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Rehabilitation success at Thomas Edward Mitton House

14 November 2017

Read how Nigel has made huge progress since his discharge from Thomas Edward House in May 2016. His wife, Anne, wrote to the service to let them know how he was getting along.

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Community Services round-up 11th November 2017

11 November 2017

In this round-up: Julie, from Leeds, recently passed her wheelchair road test; Staff and service users at Hull, participated in all the fun of the fayre; and Stuart, from Brighton, recently visited the Emirates Football Stadium.

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Community Services round-up: 27th October 2017

27 October 2017

Service users from Reading invisited the O2 Arena, and had the chance to experience flying in an Emirates Airlines simulator; Staff at North Lincolnshire celebrated service user P’s 51st birthday ; and more!

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The benefits of sensory integration

13 October 2017

The benefits of sensory integration groups on the participation of children and young people with learning disabilities

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Highlights from the UK’s leading brain injury conference #BIRT2017

05 October 2017

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust was delighted to host the #BIRT Conference 2017 in September 2017. Over 260 delegates from the world of brain injury rehabilitation were inspired by sector-leading knowledge at the two day event.

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Heartfelt letter to Graham Anderson House

15 September 2017

The parents of service user Jennifer have thanked the Glasgow-based team for their help in the rehabilitation of their daughter following a traumatic brain injury.

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The Woodmill, holds ‘Outstanding Summer Celebration’ following top CQC rating

04 September 2017

Staff and service users at the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) centre, The Woodmill, held their Summer Family Fun Day . They were also celebrating because the Woodmill received an ‘outstanding’ rating by care watchdog the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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Enabling a new sensory garden at York House

23 August 2017

On 10th August, York House service users and staff welcomed volunteers and mentors from the charity Enable into their garden in order to turn an area of grass into a sensory garden everyone could enjoy.

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