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The Paddock receives a ‘Good’ assessment from CQC

17 April 2019

The Paddock has been judged to be ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in all categories assessed.

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New supported living project in Liverpool

02 April 2019

The Disabilities Trust is pleased to announce the opening of its latest community supported living project, opening in Liverpool 8 in summer 2019.

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CQC rates The Disabilities Trust's North West Community Services as 'Good'

05 February 2019

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) found that the North West Community services were ‘Good’ in all five categories inspected. This domiciliary service supports people with a range of disabilities including acquired brain injury , learning disabilities, sensory impairment, physical disabilities and autism.

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North East Community Services receives a ‘Good’ report from CQC

14 January 2019

The Disabilities Trust’s support living houses which form the North East Region, registered at the Trust’s Westgate Court, have been judged to be ‘Good’ in all categories following its most recent inspection.

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Q&A with Nordoff Robbins Music Therapist, Luke Wilson

23 November 2018

Luke is a music therapist for Nordoff Robbins and hosts weekly sessions at BIRT services Daniel Yorath House and York House. Here, he shares his experiences of music therapy and working in neuro-rehab settings.

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BIRT meets with MPs to discuss brain injury in prisons

22 November 2018

On 21st November Dr Ivan Pitman, Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist at Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) service, Redford Court, met with MPs and representatives from the UK Acquired Brain Injury Forum (UKABIF) and the University of Sheffield to discuss brain injury in the criminal justice system.

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BIRT attends meeting with Minister for the Cabinet Office

20 November 2018

Clinical Neuropsychologist at BIRT, Dr Ivan Pitman, joined other professionals of the field in a meeting with the Minister for the Cabinet Office to discuss next steps for the recently launched parliamentary report on acquired brain injury.

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Disabilities Trust joins call for cross-government action on brain injury

10 October 2018

On Wednesday 10th October brain injury survivors, charities including the Trust, clinicians, campaigners, academics and MPs attended the launch of the APPG report on Acquired Brain Injury 'Time for Change' in Parliament.

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New online referral portal

26 June 2018

The Disabilities Trust has launched a new secure online portal to make it easier for professionals working in health and social care to make referrals to its services in a user friendly and time efficient way.

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BIRT exhibits at the European NeuroConvention

15 June 2018

BIRT experts presented at the European Neuro Convention - the largest trade show in Europe dedicated to the neuro-surgical, diagnostic, rehabilitation and brain stimulation fields.

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