Read our Research Spotlight news to find out more about two new developments: a social cognition screening tool, and ‘ViVi’ a wearable fatigue monitoring device which aims to detect fatigue in people with acquired brain injury.
Service user Paul, from BIRT centre Redford Court, had an exhilarating experience when he went fulfilled a whish and went for a spin at Gwynne Speed rally school near Cirencester.
Fen House, the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust's centre in Ely, welcomed their Member of Parliament Lucy Frazer on a visit to talk about all things brain injury. During her visit Ms Frazer saw some of the specialist equipment used to support people following a brain injury.
Staff and service users from the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) centre, Thomas Edward Mitton House, had a great day celebrating the 25 years of the service by cycling 25 virtual miles on an exercise bike and eating a continental lunch.
The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust's (BIRT) centre in south Wales, Tŷ Aberdafen, welcomed Assembly Member Lee Waters to join BIRT's 25th anniversary celebrations. Mr Waters heard from users of the service about the expert support provided at the centre.
On Sunday 24th July, fundraiser Gary Byrne competed in the Olympic distance Castle Howard Triathlon in north Yorkshire, to raise £1,000 for BIRT's Osman House.
The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust's (BIRT) Redford Court in Liverpool was recently visited by Louise Ellman MP, who presented Nadia with a certificate from The Prince's Trust.
BIRT's Graham Anderson House in Glasgow will host a Neurobehavioural Skills Training workshop for occupational therapists working in the field of acquired brain injury.
Thomas Edward Mitton House in Milton Keynes will host a Somek training course in October on upper limb training. There is a discounted rate for Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) stakeholders.
Service users from the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) service, The Woodmill in Cullompton had the opportunity to go sailing at Exmouth Sailing Club, in partnership with SailAbility.