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Daniel Yorath House is recognised with a ‘Good’ CQC report

25 May 2017

Staff at Daniel Yorath House were delighted that one of their supported houses achieved a ‘Good’ rating in it’s latest CQC report. The report highlighted: "Staff supported people in the least restrictive way possible."

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Gemma runs the Edinburgh Marathon for Fen House

25 May 2017

Gemma Chaplin is running the Edinburgh Marathon for Fen House, the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust service in Ely. Her initial fundraising target was £325 but she has already raised £530.

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NHS Education for Scotland to provide bursary funding to support attendance at BIRT Conference

23 May 2017

NHS Education for Scotland have kindly provided some bursary funding, for up to £250 per applicant, to support attendance at the BIRT Conference, 2017. Learn more about how to apply for the funding.

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See what we did during Action for Brain Injury Week!

17 May 2017

See how we celebrated Action for Brain Injury Week 2017. It's not too late to get involved! See the photos of what our centres have been up to and enter our competition to find the best photo of how you 'Show Your Brain Some Love'!

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Supporting people back to work through volunteering

16 May 2017

Featured in Brain Injury News, Dr Sue Copstick, Director of Clinical Services, introduces Duncan and Gary, who have made substantial progress in their rehabilitation through engaging in volunteering.

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Life after Louis: One Year On

15 May 2017

Find out the latest about the people who featured in the Louis Theroux documentary ‘A Different Brain’, one year after broadcast on BBC Two, including a special update from Louis himself.

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Louis Theroux: One year on

12 May 2017

A year on from the first airing of Louis Theroux: A Different Brain, Louis reflects on his time spent at the BIRT services involved and how he finally made a programme that touched on neurology and brain function.

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Happy Nurses Day 2017

12 May 2017

Nursing staff throughout the country are celebrating nurses day on Friday 12th May which is the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. This day gives us a platform to shout about our good work.

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BIRT’s York House independent hospital rated as ‘Good’

09 May 2017

BIRT Centre York House in York has been judged to be ‘Good’ in its recent CQC report. The York House team were particularly pleased that the service was reported to demonstrate a very person-centred culture.

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The changing face of brain injury - working with diversity

04 May 2017

Our person centred approach is key to supporting the diversity of people admitted to our services, with a notable increase in the number of those identifying as homosexual, bisexual, gender fluid or transgender.

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