service user in physical therapy session with support worker in Daniel Yorath House

Daniel Yorath House announces 2014 outcomes

25 February 2015

Ahead of the publication of its Annual Report, Daniel Yorath House has announced its outcome data for its service users. In a service with only 23 beds, the outcomes demonstrate how much has been achieved in a short space of time for many individuals.

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Redford Court hosts 6th free educational seminar

20 February 2015

Redford Court is holding its 6th free seminar ‘Brain injury – the challenge of change’ . The seminar is aimed at professionals working in health and social care and addresses a range of topics concerning brain injury, including substance misuse.

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The Woodmill host free educational seminar

19 February 2015

There are only a few places left at The Woodmill’s forthcoming free seminar ‘Brain Injury: a disability worth talking about'. Being held on Friday 6th March 2015 at Cullompton Community Centre, it is aimed at professionals working in health and social care with an interest in brain injury

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Assistive technology for cognition handbook developed

18 February 2015

Assistive Technology for Cognition: A handbook for clinicians and developers co-edited by Dr Brian O’Neill and Dr Alex Gillespie systematically examines how cutting edge digital technologies can assist the cognitive function of people who have cognitive impairments,

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portrait of Huw Thatcher

The Huw Thatcher Trust publishes annual report

05 February 2015

The Huw Thatcher Trust has released its latest Annual Report which details a number of events that took place in 2014, including the 19forHuw cycling challenge which raised nearly £5,000 for the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust.

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Working has its Pluss points at The Woodmill

02 February 2015

In 2013 Eddie, a service user at The Woodmill, suffered a brain aneurysm whilst working as a senior manager for a furniture company. Determined to get back to work and “to give something back”, he made contact with PLUSS, a social enterprise.

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Free Nurse Enlightenment Seminar

28 January 2015

York House is offering a chance for nurses to learn about brain injury within a hospital setting and an insight to working with acquired mental health issues. Spaces are limited, so book today!

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The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust chosen as MASS charity

27 January 2015

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) is pleased to announce that it has been chosen by The Motor Accident Solicitors’ Society (MASS) as its sponsored charity for the second time.

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Vocational placements success

26 January 2015

Attending vocational placements and partaking in vocational activities not only allows service users to overcome barriers to accessing, maintaining or returning to employment or other useful occupations following brain injury but provides meaningful activities to participate in.

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NHS bed blocking: national brain injury charity offers assistance

09 January 2015

National charity the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) has offered to help NHS hospitals relieve bed blocking by highlighting the beds available in its centres across England and Wales.

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