Nigel: After Nigel was found unconscious, it was discovered had sustained an acquired brain injury and he spent many months in hospital with severe cognitive and behavioural problems. Initially spending some time at our York House service, where staff worked with Nigel to follow our neurorehabilitation model before moving to Daniel Yorath House. He is now living at one of our Community Houses. Read Nigel's story.
Adam: Following an alleged assault at a part, Adam sustained a brain injury. Since being admitted to Daniel Yorath House Adam has been working on returning to supported independent living in the community. He has been working with the Occupational Therapist on life skills including budgeting, shopping and cooking as well as road safety and increasing safety awareness in the community. Read Adam's story
Don: Six months after moving to Daniel Yorath House after suffering from a suspected inflammation of the brain, Don moved back home to be with his family, following a highly structured rehabilitation programme. The clinical team set up a highly structured rehabilitation programme, with a particular emphasis on clinical psychology and occupational therapy, and with support from Don's family. Read Don's story.
Byron: As part of our 25th anniversary celebrations, we are featuring a selection of case studies which highlight some success stories from within BIRT services. In August 2010 Byron was seriously injured in an unprovoked attack and was admitted to hospital with a fractured skull. Byron’s brain injury had left him with acquired hemiplegia including weakness, stiffness and lack of control of his left arm and deficits in his cognitive function, in particular his short-term memory. He suffered with very low self-esteem and struggled with anxiety.Through the specialist skills, knowledge and training of the staff at Daniel Yorath House Byron is now able to enjoy a fully independent life.Read Byron’s story.