Find out how the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) encourages people with an acquired brain injury (ABI) at York House to become more independent.
- Patricia: 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, which included goal setting and incentive programmes, 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.