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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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BIRT outcome measure published in peer-reviewed journal

16 August 2017

Increasing a person’s independence and ability to participate in meaningful activities are key aims of neurorehabilitation, as greater participation is associated with better quality of life and general wellbeing.

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York House celebrates Excellence in Care award winners

15 August 2017

Staff at York House have been awarded the Cate Devane Award for Excellence in Care, given in memory of their much-loved Deputy Manager who passed away in 2016 after a year-long battle with leukaemia.

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Sell-out success for Birmingham seminar

17 July 2017

Bristol Road and West Heath House presented a free educational seminar: ‘Finding neuro: exploring hidden disability’. which was hugely popular and sold out in advance, with over 60 delegates attending.

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Louis Theroux: 'A Different Brain' repeated on REALLY

17 July 2017

Don’t miss your chance to watch Louis Theroux's BBC documentary: 'A Different Brain' again. The programme was filmed at our services and will be broadcast on tv channel REALLY on 25th July at 10pm.

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The Woodmill celebrates an ‘Outstanding’ CQC rating

30 June 2017

Staff and the people they support at The Woodmill in Cullompton, celebrated today after it was awarded an ‘Outstanding’ by care watchdog the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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