Welcome to York House

York House forms part of the nationwide network of specialist rehabilitation centres provided by the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT). York House is registered as an independent hospital. The service is provided by The Disabilities Trust in partnership with The Retreat, a specialist mental health provider.

York House is a specialist neurobehavioural assessment and post-acute rehabilitation hospital for people with acquired brain injury (ABI) and complex needs and / or challenging behaviour. There are three types of service at York House within The Dales, The Moors and The Wolds - one of only two women only wards in the UK. These enable us to offer a continuum of care to meet the changing needs of service users as they progress through their rehabilitation, and accommodate those with longer term needs. We can accept referrals for those detained under the Mental Health Act.

We specialise in the rehabilitation of people who are experiencing behavioural disorders following a brain injury. Individuals may also have severe cognitive, physical and / or emotional problems including verbal and physical aggression, impaired social functioning, disinhibited behaviours and neuropsychiatric symptoms.

Our goal is to enable service users to function as independently as possible, develop their lives as they choose and participate in the wider community.

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20 November

York House seminar a success

Health and social care professionals gathered in York on Friday 16 November for York House’s BIRT seminar, “A square peg in a round hole” – Exploring neuropsychiatry in a neurobehavioural setting.

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