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Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust psychologists present at international conferences

15 July 2015

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT)’s contributions were well received at the International Neuropsychological Society (INS) Mid-Year Meeting and Conference, held in Australia.

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BIRT’s psychologists present at international conferences

14 July 2015

BIRT’s contributions were well received at the International Neuropsychological Society (INS) Mid-Year Meeting and Conference, held in Australia.

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First birthday celebration – join us for one of our free events at Ty Aberdafen!

08 July 2015

Tŷ Aberdafen is celebrating its first birthday in style and you are invited to join in the festivities! Will you choose a guided tour, meet with the clinical team, enjoy a breakfast meeting, or partake of coffee and cake?

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Three Peaks Challenge in memory of Huw

06 July 2015

A group of friends are taking on the 24 Hours Three Peaks Challenge in memory of Huw Thatcher who passed away at the age of 15 years on March 13th 2011.Huw suffered a brain hemorrhage whilst playing in a football match for Hepworth United.

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OXO Gallery exhibition shows off "Empower Shower"

03 July 2015

'Made in Brunel' was a showcase of creativity from Brunel University's undergraduate designers, engineers and innovators. Amongst the exhibits featured was 'Empower Shower' a project originally conceived by the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT).

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Sit-skiing achieves Matthew’s ‘need for speed’

03 July 2015

Tŷ Aberdafen arrange a Ski-trial for Matthew at a Disability Ski Group based in Pembrey Country Park, a dynamic and social group lead by a local independent neurophysiotherapist.

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Ty Aberdafen seminar a success

03 July 2015

More than 40 people attended ‘Fatigue Management after Brain Injury’, a free educational seminar hosted by Tŷ Aberdafen at the National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne. The seminar was heralded as a great success.

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Specialist Occupational Therapist joins team at Ty Aberdafen

01 July 2015

Gemma Lerwell joins as a new Occupational Therapist at Tŷ Aberdafen. Gemma is an effective communicator, has a high level of experience providing effective goal-oriented therapy planning and interventions.

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Using positive psychology in neurorehabilitation

29 June 2015

A new approach to using positive psychology has been carried out with service users at Ty Aberdafen, aiming to improve their wellbeing. Tŷ Aberdafen is part of the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust's network of services and the first to be set up in Wales.

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The Woodmill visits BTEC students

16 June 2015

Staff from the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trusts ervice, The Woodmill, were invited to present to a group of BTEC students studying Health and Social Care who wanted to find out more about the health and social care needs of those suffering from a brain injury.

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