Angela’s Kilimanjaro challenge for BIRT

06 July 2016

Angela Ord is attempting to reach the summit of Kilimanjaro to raise money for the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) on the18th February 2017.

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Policy & Campaigns Update 6th July 2016

06 July 2016

The news this week has been dominated by the UK’s decision to leave the European Union. Also, learn about our forthcoming BINI webinars; and our latest consultation response.

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Birt represents the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust at BISWG conference

01 July 2016

Staff from the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust attended the annual BISWG (Brain Injury Social Work Group) conference at The Etihad Stadium in Manchester, which was attended by over 120 delegates, including local authority social workers.

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Siemens donate £1000 to BIRT service

01 July 2016

Service users and staff from Daniel Yorath House turned out in force to thank General Manager, Peter Thorpe from Siemens for a £1,000 donation to celebrate their health and safety record.

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Forensic in-reach brain injury service launched

01 July 2016

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) has launched a brand new service which will work with people in prison, young offender institutions and those on probation who have a brain injury.

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Student teacher becomes qualified whilst at Heathermount

24 June 2016

Heathermount School are delighted to announce that Louise Drummond, student teacher has become a fully qualified teacher, achieving a first class BA (Hons) degree in 'Children’s Development and Learning'.

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Gary completes charity mile and raises £2,500!

23 June 2016

Gary, a service user at Daniel Yorath House near Leeds, recently took part in a sponsored walk. This was a huge achievement for Gary as he was dependent on his wheelchair when he first arrived.

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Take part in groundbreaking memory research with the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust

22 June 2016

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust has updated and extended a set of materials used in the assessment of memory: the BIRT Memory and Information Processing Battery (BMIPB) for testing in clinical settings.

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European flags

Policy & Campaigns Update 21st June 2016

21 June 2016

Read our round-up of articles relating to the referendum on whether Britain should remain in the European Union, which takes place on Thursday 23rd June, and how it will affect those with disabilities.

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New Brain Injury Linkworker Service report released

20 June 2016

The Foundation has just released its Brain Injury Linkworker Service Report (2016 edition) which combines Outcomes Reports from our work in prisons and young offender institutions.

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