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Eyes Alight appeal update

05 February 2018

Before Christmas each service was allocated a proportion of our Eyes Alight appeal donations which was spent on a range of experiences to make service users' eyes 'light up' during their rehabilitation.

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Don’t forget your brain!

03 January 2018

Starting a new health and fitness regime for 2018? Don't forget your brain! There’s evidence that a balanced diet and regular exercise can keep your brain healthy, as well as improving physical fitness and well-being.

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Neuropsychologically Informed Rehabilitation (NIR)

30 November 2017

Dr Ivan Pitman, Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist with the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) delivered one in a series of courses in Neuropsychologically Informed Rehabilitation (NIR) as part of our Forensic In-Reach Brain Injury Service (FiBiS).

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Community Services round-up 11th November 2017

11 November 2017

In this round-up: Julie, from Leeds, recently passed her wheelchair road test; Staff and service users at Hull, participated in all the fun of the fayre; and Stuart, from Brighton, recently visited the Emirates Football Stadium.

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Community Services round-up: 27th October 2017

27 October 2017

Service users from Reading invisited the O2 Arena, and had the chance to experience flying in an Emirates Airlines simulator; Staff at North Lincolnshire celebrated service user P’s 51st birthday ; and more!

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Highlights from the UK’s leading brain injury conference #BIRT2017

05 October 2017

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust was delighted to host the #BIRT Conference 2017 in September 2017. Over 260 delegates from the world of brain injury rehabilitation were inspired by sector-leading knowledge at the two day event.

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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 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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See what we did during Action for Brain Injury Week!

17 May 2017

See how we celebrated Action for Brain Injury Week 2017. It's not too late to get involved! See the photos of what our centres have been up to and enter our competition to find the best photo of how you 'Show Your Brain Some Love'!

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Supporting people back to work through volunteering

16 May 2017

Featured in Brain Injury News, Dr Sue Copstick, Director of Clinical Services, introduces Duncan and Gary, who have made substantial progress in their rehabilitation through engaging in volunteering.

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