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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More
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.

Read More

Occupational therapists attend the OT show

06 January 2016

In November, Occupational Therapists Julie Parker (Goole Neurorehabilitation Centre) and Philippa Shaw (Daniel Yorath House) represented Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) at the OT Show at the NEC, Birmingham.

Read More

Book your FREE brain injury roadshow

05 January 2016

Tŷ Aberdafen, the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) service in Llanelli, is offering free educational roadshows to health and social care professionals across South Wales. The roadshows are presented by management and clinical staff from Tŷ Aberdafen

Read More

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust nominated as official charity by MASS

24 December 2015

The Motor Accident Solicitors Society has nominated the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust as it's official charity for 2015-16 and has already raised over £9,000!

Read More

Fen House receives donation

22 December 2015

Former service user Terence Wilby presented a cheque for £2,500 to staff and service users at BIRT's Fen House in Ely. Terence spent 12 weeks at Fen House where he received rehabilitation to help him regain independence.

Read More

A first for the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust

08 December 2015

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust held the Trust’s first ever webinar on Wednesday 18th November and hosted by Trust’s behavioural scientist; John McCrea, covering the effects of brain injury and a session on how to use our Brain Injury Needs Indicator.

Read More