Find out how York House helps people with an acquired brain injury (ABI) to live more independently.

Patricia's story

Patricia was 26 when she suffered a brain injury because her brain was starved of oxygen during a heart operation. Since following our neurobehavioral model she has learned to effectively monitor her diet and also attended a college course to learn Braille. It is her goal to live independently in the community and she is currently working towards this. Read Patricia's story.

Derek's story

Derek was attacked in the street in 2002 and sustained a severe brain injury. As a consequence of that he has limited communication skills .
He requires long term support within the neurobehavioural environment as staying within this environment has proven beneficial to him and made his life more meaningful. Read Derek's story.

Chris' story

Chris sustained a traumatic brain injury, following a motorcycle accident, which caused him to become physically aggressive and he was transferred from a dedicated rehabilitation centre to York House. Following effective rehabilitation with the team, Chris now runs a tuck shop in the service and is working towards a visit back home. Read Chris's story.

Chris Mc's story

Chris was admitted to York House following a severe traumatic brain injury which resulted in cognitive, physical, functional and speech difficulties. Since undergoing rehabilitation he has continued to show substantial progress in his self-awareness Read Chris Mc's Story.

Orla's story

Orla had surgery to remove a life threatening brain tumour and came to York House when she was just 18.

Staff at York House worked with the neurobehavioural model to support Orla live as independently as possible.
Read Orla's story.

Sally's story

Sally sustained a severe traumatic brain injury in 2012.Care was also taken to make Sally feel safe and happy in her environment at York House. Her room was personalised to feel homely and slow handovers were introduced to help avoid disorientation. Read Sally's story.

York House operates family support services for relatives of service users to provide education and emotional support, both individually and within a group setting. We also provide education and emotional support to individual families as required and have a wide range of family information and resources available.

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