Welcome to Tŷ Aberdafen, The BIRT Centre for Wales
Situated in Llanelli, Tŷ Aberdafen has 24 beds and 18 of those have en-suite rooms in the main centre. The Centre also contains two independent living flats and four fully furnished self contained apartments. The Centre forms a part of the UK-wide network of services provided by national charity the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT).
The BIRT Centre for Wales offers flexible options of specialist care and support for people with acquired brain injury and complex needs.
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The high prevalence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) within the homeless community has been established in a number of studies. This includes The Disabilities Trust’s own work, finding brain injury could affect almost half (48%) of homeless people and may contribute to the risk of people becoming homeless in the first place. Policy officer Thea Arch explores why this concerning relationship exists and what can be done to address it.Read More
We are pleased to see that non-fatal strangulation has been recognised as a new offence in the government response to the Domestic Abuse Act 2021. However, we feel this guidance could have further committed to a number of measures.Read More