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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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Gala Ball success for Shinewater Court

09 May 2017

On Friday 5th of May, The Disabilities Trust’s physical disabilities service, Shinewater Court in Eastbourne, held their Gala Fundraising Ball at the York House Hotel on Eastbourne seafront.

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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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Jeff Upton runs London Marathon for Fen House

28 April 2017

Former BIRT service user, Jeff Upton ran the London Marathon for the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust centre, Fen House in Ely, Cambridgeshire. So far he's raised £1,700 for Fen House!

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Vicky runs London Marathon and raises £2,200

28 April 2017

On Sunday 23rd April, Vicky Seymour ran the Virgin Money London Marathon, raising £2,200 for The Disabilities Trust. This was Vicky's first ever marathon and she ran it in an amazing 3hrs 58mins!

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Free seminar presented by 1101 Bristol Road and West Heath House

27 April 2017

BIRT's West Heath House and Bristol Road are presenting a free seminar called ‘Finding neuro: exploring hidden disability’, which will be held on Friday 14th July.

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a seminar being held at Bristol Road

Free seminar presented by West Heath House and 1101 Bristol Road

27 April 2017

BIRT's West Heath House and Bristol Road are presenting a free seminar called ‘Finding neuro: exploring hidden disability’, which will be held on Friday 14th July.

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Team Giles raises £700 for assistive technology

27 April 2017

On Sunday 9th April service user Giles, from physical disability service Ernest Kleinwort Court in Burgess Hill, completed the Brighton Marathon, raising £700 to buy assistive communications technology.

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Research spotlight revamp

24 April 2017

Come and explore our new look Research Spotlight! The pages have been expanded and expounded upon and now feature a wealth of information and best practice. An invaluable resource!

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Enhanced rehabilitation for Tŷ Aberdafen service user

21 April 2017

Richard from Tŷ Aberdafen in Llanelli's speech is usually limited to yes or no answers, but his conversation has become more animated since staff began encouraging his interest in steam trains.

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