Meet some of the people that have benefited from brain injury rehabilitation and see how the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) could help you or your family.

  • Sarah: At 19 Sarah suffered a diffuse axonal injury from a road traffic accident which left her with a range of neuropsychological and physical problems that required 24 hour care. Before entering the BIRT continuum at the assessment service at Fen House, Sarah resided in 11 different placements. After a period of rehabilitation Sarah moved into an independent living flat within the grounds of Redford Court, and has now moved into supported community house and enjoys a more independent lifestyle. Read Sarah's story.
  • James: James suffered a cardiac arrest and subsequent hypoxic brain injury. James was referred to Tŷ Aberdafen from the acute rehabilitation ward of a local community hospital. James is now settled at Tŷ Aberdafen where the team are continuing to work with him to work towards greater independence.Read James' story.
  • Tom: Tom was admitted toTŷ Aberdafenon 12th November 2015 from a general hospital for a period of intensiveneurorehabilitation. On admission the team at Tŷ Aberdafen assessed Tom and set rehabilitation goals through which he was able to spend time at home with his family on Christmas Day to see his children open gifts. Read Tom's story.
  • Matthew:Matthew was admitted toTŷ Aberdafenin April 2014. He had sustained abrain injury2010 in a motorbike accident. The team at Tŷ Aberdafen designed a multi-discipline rehabilitationprogramme to address these issues. Matthew continues to work with the team towards his longer-term goal of being able to live independently with regular access to family and a fulfilling social life. Read Matthew's story.