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Unique therapy at The Woodmill

20 October 2015

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) service The Woodmill is delighted to welcome a new member to their therapy team. Ruski the Labrador has joined the team as part of an initiative which provides unique therapeutic visits.

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Caked in Victory

12 October 2015

Service users from The Brain injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) service York House entered The Great Retreat Bake off competition at the Retreat in York to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

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Epilepsy and brain injury seminar

12 October 2015

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) service, Kerwin Court in West Sussex, is presenting a seminar 'Epilepsy and brain injury', an annual free educational seminar.

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BIRT Conference Highlights 2015

12 October 2015

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) hosted its sixth biennial conference in Manchester on 30th September and 1st October 2015. 42 highly prestigious expert speakers from across the globe spoke at this year's event.

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Developments in brain injury rehabilitation seminar

06 October 2015

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) service, Graham Anderson House in Glasgow, is presenting a free educational seminar ‘Look what we found - Research and developments in brain injury rehabilitation', on Wednesday 11th November.

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The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust launches free brain injury toolkit for councils

01 October 2015

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) has launched the Brain Injury Needs Indicator (BINI) as part of a free package to help social workers identify the support needs of people with brain injury.

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Former Woodmill service user creates road safety video

30 September 2015

Ash Cousins, a former service user of The Woodmill, has created a new road safety video entitled ‘Road Safety - I have a cunning plan’, to highlight the dangers of not wearing a seat belt and driving whilst under the influence.

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A healthier, happier Orla

29 September 2015

The team at York House have been supporting one of our long-stay service users, Orla in her bid to lose weight and persue a healthier lifestyle. Orla has shed almost five stone in the last eighteen months!

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Thomas Edward Mitton House Team win at Staff Awards

28 September 2015

On 23 September, Thomas Edward Mitton House were awarded The Overall Team Award at The Disabilities Trust's prestigious annual Staff Awards. Members of the TEAM Team attended the awards ceremony in London.

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Consultant Clinical Psychologist shortlisted for top award

22 September 2015

We are delighted to announce that Dr Miles Rogish, Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust’s (BIRT) York House has been shortlisted for the Laing Buisson Awards 2015 in the Excellence in Training category.

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