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Walking challenge for The Woodmill

10 August 2016

Staff and service and users from the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust centre The Woodmill in Devon, were joined by a four legged friend on their walking trip to celebrate 25 years of BIRT.

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25 mile challenge for York House

09 August 2016

To celebrate 25 years of the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust, staff and service and users from York House decided to challenge themselves to walk around the medieval bar walls in the city of York.

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BIRT Psychologists present at brain injury conference in Swansea

09 August 2016

Dr Sara da Silva Ramos, Research Fellow at the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT), is presenting at the Reducing the Burden of Neurobehavioural Disability after Acquired Brain Injury conference in November.

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Policy and Campaigns Update 9th August 2016

09 August 2016

A round up of visits made by politicians to The Disabilities Trust's centres this summer, and the latest research on disability rights.

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Adventure day for Emma and Brad at The Woodmill

05 August 2016

Service users Emma and Brad from the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust service, The Woodmill, recently attended a ‘Leap of Faith’ adventure day - a range of exciting activities at local Bicton College.

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Redford Court welcomes The Lord-Lieutenant of Merseyside

04 August 2016

Staff and service users at Redford Court, the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust's rehabilitation centre in Liverpool, enjoyed a visit from Dame Lorna Muirhead this week. They went for a tour of the centre, where they met and chatted with a number of service users.

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Dr Ivan Pitman visits BBC's Casualty

04 August 2016

Dr Ivan Pitman, Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist at the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust service Redford Court in Liverpool was recently invited to the set of BBC television drama ‘Casualty’ to discuss a forthcoming plot.

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New research in brain injury rehabilitation

04 August 2016

Read our Research Spotlight news to find out more about two new developments: a social cognition screening tool, and ‘ViVi’ a wearable fatigue monitoring device which aims to detect fatigue in people with acquired brain injury.

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Scott and Simon get 'quizzy' with City of Culture

03 August 2016

Victoria House service users Scott and Simon have been accepted as volunteers for the Hull UK City of Culture 2017 voluntary team. The duo have commenced phase one of their training and are looking forward to the next.

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Hannah joins the Prince's Trust

03 August 2016

Hannah, a resident at Shinewater Court, was delighted to have been accepted to join the Prince’s Trust team earlier this year, and recently accepted her award from the Mayor of Eastbourne.

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