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The Woodmill - Brain Injury Awareness Week

The Woodmill, part of the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) will be marking Brain Injury Awareness Week 2012 by taking part in various activities throughout the week, including bag packs and an open day at the Service.

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Battle of the Bands returns to raise money for Eyes Alight Appeal

22 April 2015

The Battle of the Bands is back to raise funds for the Eyes Alight Appeal. Bands will perform in front of an audience and celebrity judging panel Kate Mullins and Emma Smith from Puppini Sisters and X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent Voice Coach, Anni Williams.

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Glowing Report for Brain Injury Service

16 April 2015

Graham Anderson House (GAH), a specialist service with acquired brain injury in Glasgow, has received a glowing inspection report from Healthcare Improvement Scotland (HIS) for the service that it provides

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Hitting the decks

08 April 2015

Lee, a service user at Daniel Yorath House, has been showing just what can be accomplished whilst undergoing therapy and rehabilitation by going from strength to strength engaging in a tailored fitness training programme.

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Woodmill seminar a success

08 April 2015

'Brain injury - a disability worth talking about' was the theme of a free educational seminar presented by The Woodmill, Devon. More than 40 health and social care professionals from the South West attended, as well as personal injury lawyers.

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PLUSS Award winners at the Woodmill

20 March 2015

Staff from BIRT service The Woodmill, were in a jubilant mood after Eddie, a 1:1 enabler was awarded PLUSS achiever of the year - runner up, at the Pluss Disability Confident Networking event in Exeter on the 11th of March.

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CEO visits The Woodmill for presentation

11 March 2015

On Tuesday 3 March, staff and service users at The Woodmill said a sad farewell to Barrie Oldham, Chief Executive Officer of The Disabilities Trust, who is retiring this month. Barrie was presented with a painting, created by service user Mark Jackson.

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New technology supports physiotherapy rehabilitation

03 March 2015

With money raised by the Huw Thatcher Trust, Daniel Yorath House has been able to purchase specialist equipment called SaeboFlex which has really made a difference to the rehabilitation and lives of services users.

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MP visits Thomas Edward Mitton House

03 March 2015

Iain Stewart MP, visited the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust’s service, Thomas Edward Mitton house last month. Mr Stewart was shown around the centre by a former resident who has since moved into one of BIRT’s transitional living flats.

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New development at Graham Anderson House

25 February 2015

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) is pleased to announce it will be offering new additional services for people with brain injury, extending its provision and facilities in Glasgow to complement their specialist rehabilitation services at Graham Anderson House.

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