New family centre opened at The Woodmill

29 May 2015

A brand new family centre has been officially opened at the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust’s (BIRT) service The Woodmill, Devon on the 28th May 2015. Exeter Chiefs and England international rugby player Ben Moon attended the opening.

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The Woodmill discover a trail

27 April 2015

Haldon Forest enticed service users at The Woodmill for a day out in the Great British outdoors. The discovery trail is accessible to people with disabilities and wheelchair users, so presented an ideal opportunity for the service users.

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New Family Centre to open at The Woodmill

23 April 2015

Designed to offer a welcoming, attractive and safe environment for service users and their families, the new Family Centre, at the Woodmill, is a place for recreation, learning, sharing and supporting people with brain injury and their families.

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The Woodmill welcomes Liz Juggins and Rosie Exell

Liz and Rosie are the newest members of the Woodmll's interdisciplinary team and complement the Woodmill’s already rounded and varied skill-mix.

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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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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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The Woodmill host free educational seminar

19 February 2015

There are only a few places left at The Woodmill’s forthcoming free seminar ‘Brain Injury: a disability worth talking about'. Being held on Friday 6th March 2015 at Cullompton Community Centre, it is aimed at professionals working in health and social care with an interest in brain injury

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Working has its Pluss points at The Woodmill

02 February 2015

In 2013 Eddie, a service user at The Woodmill, suffered a brain aneurysm whilst working as a senior manager for a furniture company. Determined to get back to work and “to give something back”, he made contact with PLUSS, a social enterprise.

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