Chief Executive, Irene Sobowale, cutting a cake with service user at The Woodmill

The Woodmill, holds ‘Outstanding Summer Celebration’ following top CQC rating

04 September 2017

Staff and service users at the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) centre, The Woodmill, held their Summer Family Fun Day . They were also celebrating because the Woodmill received an ‘outstanding’ rating by care watchdog the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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Volunteers from Enable pose after tidying up the gardens at York House

Enabling a new sensory garden at York House

23 August 2017

On 10th August, York House service users and staff welcomed volunteers and mentors from the charity Enable into their garden in order to turn an area of grass into a sensory garden everyone could enjoy.

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BIRT outcome measure published in peer-reviewed journal

16 August 2017

Increasing a person’s independence and ability to participate in meaningful activities are key aims of neurorehabilitation, as greater participation is associated with better quality of life and general wellbeing.

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Support worker, Nick Fensome, holding his staff award

York House celebrates Excellence in Care award winners

15 August 2017

Staff at York House have been awarded the Cate Devane Award for Excellence in Care, given in memory of their much-loved Deputy Manager who passed away in 2016 after a year-long battle with leukaemia.

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Sell-out success for Birmingham seminar

17 July 2017

Bristol Road and West Heath House presented a free educational seminar: ‘Finding neuro: exploring hidden disability’. which was hugely popular and sold out in advance, with over 60 delegates attending.

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Louis Theroux: 'A Different Brain' repeated on REALLY

17 July 2017

Don’t miss your chance to watch Louis Theroux's BBC documentary: 'A Different Brain' again. The programme was filmed at our services and will be broadcast on tv channel REALLY on 25th July at 10pm.

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The Woodmill celebrates an ‘Outstanding’ CQC rating

30 June 2017

Staff and the people they support at The Woodmill in Cullompton, celebrated today after it was awarded an ‘Outstanding’ by care watchdog the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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service user standing outside Chalkdown House with support worker

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust to close Chalkdown House

28 June 2017

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT), part of national charity The Disabilities Trust, has reluctantly decided to close its centre for people with brain injury and mental health needs, Chalkdown House in Swindon.

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Carers week celebrations

27 June 2017

Carers Week celebrations took place at Redford Court with a special treat to thank staff for all their dedication to the service. Staff were treated to a delicious lunch at the centre, to thank them for all their hard work.

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High Sherriff and Lord Mayor attend an open day at Redford Court

Welcoming the community for Care Homes Open Day

27 June 2017

Redford Court was proud to open their doors to the community as part of the Care Homes Open Day 2017 initiative and were delighted to be joined by the High Sherriff of Merseyside and the Lord Mayor of Liverpool.

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