RSPB Birdwatch Hannah Shinewater web.jpg

Shinewater Court’s Big Garden Birdwatch

13 February 2017

Service users from Shinewater Court in Eastbourne, took part in the RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch. The birdwatch survey helps the RSPB build a picture of garden wildlife across the UK.

Read More
Foundation IMG.jpg

Pioneering Linkworker service launched at women’s prison HMP Drake Hall

09 February 2017

Female offenders with a brain injury at HMP Drake Hall near Stafford are receiving support from a specialist Linkworker from the Disabilities Trust Foundation.

Read More
Stephen Twigg posing outside Redford Court

Policy and Campaigns update February 2017

06 February 2017

An overview of the Trust’s recent policy and campaigns work, covering our activities in January and a round-up of news and research from across the health and social care sector

Read More
Front cover of Osman House leaflet

Exciting new developments at Osman House

03 February 2017

BIRT is pleased to announce it will be offering new additional services for people with brain injury, extending its provision and facilities at Osman House, in Scholes, near Leeds.

Read More
News-022017-(44)

Positively social

03 February 2017

Our #SeeMeNotDisability Twitter campaign which ran during UK Disability History Month at the end of 2016 was a fantastic success and has lead to some really positive outcomes for the men and women we support.

Read More
Member of Parliament for Liverpool West Derby, Stephen Twigg, visits Redford Court

Spotlight shines on Liverpool brain injury centre

01 February 2017

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust's Redford Court recently welcomed Liverpool MP Stephen Twigg, the Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson and senior figures from Merseyside Police to visit the Liverpool centre.

Read More
Simon Kerr awrard winner.jpg

Simon wins employee of the year award

26 January 2017

Simon Kerr, a support worker from our 'Beech Hill' autism community house in Haywards Heath, has won The Disabilities Trust’s Employee of the Year Award 2016!

Read More
andrew3.jpg

MP enjoys visit to Liverpool brain injury centre

24 January 2017

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) welcomed Liverpool West Derby MP Stephen Twigg to visit rehabilitation centre Redford Court on Friday 20th January.

Read More
Dr Ivan Pitman.jpg

BIRT attends annual psychology conference

24 January 2017

Members of staff were delighted to attend the Division of Clinical Psychology Annual Conference 2017 in Liverpool where they showcased their work and career opportunities within BIRT.

Read More
The Maples

The Maples receives Good CQC report

20 January 2017

Autism service The Maples in Reading was visited by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and received an overall good result, with each category receiving ‘Good’.

Read More