Find out how the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) helps people at Kerwin Court with acquired brain injury (ABI) to become more independent.

  • Kerry: Kerry collapsed at work and was rushed to hospital where she was diagnosed with encephalitis. She was then admitted to Kerwin Court for a period of rehabilitation. With the help of the clinical team, her family and a good deal of self determination, she began her difficult journey to recovery. Read Kerry's story.
  • Erika: Erika suffered a major brain injury after falling from her horse which resulted in her being airlifted to The Royal London Hospital where a CT scan revealed that she had soft tissue haematoma. After initial treatment she was admitted to Kerwin Court where she was assessed by the clinical team who worked out a goal centred rehabilitation plan to address the problems that Erica was facing. After four months at Kerwin Court, Erika was discharged and moved back into her home. Read Erika's story.