New NHS rehabilitation guidance welcomed

11 April 2016

A new NHS commissioning guidance for rehabilitation has been published by NHS England which has been welcomed by the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust.

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Daniel Yorath House to host free seminar for professionals

08 April 2016

In November 2016, BIRT's Graham Anderson House in Glasgow will host a Neurobehavioural Skills Training workshop for Occupational Therapists working in the field of acquired brain injury.

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Smartphone apps help people with memory difficulties live more independently

08 April 2016

Graham Anderson House is investigating the use of Smartphone reminders for people with acquired brain injury who often experience difficulty with memory. The assistive technology can really help.

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The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust publish annual Outcome Report

24 March 2016

This month The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) published their annual Outcome Report. We are one of the few neurorehabilitation providers in the UK to publish an annual report detailing statistics about their services

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The Woodmill to host free seminar for professionals

21 March 2016

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Turst (BIRT) service The Woodmill is presenting a free educational seminar Social rehabilitation - what is its worth? on Tuesday 24th May. The event is aimed at health and social care professionals working in the field of brain injury.

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The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust featured in Louis Theroux documentary

21 March 2016

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) is delighted to have been involved in a new Louis Theroux documentary for the BBC about brain injury which is set to show how individuals and their families come to terms with this life-changing condition.

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Brain injury needs tool presented at international conference

14 March 2016

Dr Sara da Silva Ramos presented research findings on the Brain Injury Needs Indicator (BINI) at the International Brain Injury Association’s Eleventh World Congress. The BINI is a free tool developed by The Disabilities Trust.

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Plaid Cymru leader visits brain injury centre in Llanelli

16 February 2016

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) was pleased to welcome leader of Plaid Cymru Leanne Wood AM to its centre in Wales, Tŷ Aberdafen. During their tour of the state-of-the-art environmentally friendly building Ms Wood and Ms Jones saw the fully accessible facilities.

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Jamie Hepburn MSP visits Graham Anderson House

26 January 2016

Staff at Graham Anderson were delighted to welcome Jamie Hepburn MSP, Scottish Minister for Sport, Health Improvement and Mental Health on a visit to the service.

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service users from the woodmill being presented with a cheque from MASS

A MASSive cheque donation for The Woodmill

11 January 2016

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust was delighted to receive a cheque for £9,640 from The Motor Accident Solicitors Society on 11th January at BIRT’s service The Woodmill. The money was raised through the MASS gala dinner in Manchester, October 2015.

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