music therapy session at York House

Donation to York House

18 June 2018

A donation of £1,416.66 was sent to York House from Nordoff Robbins and is to be used specifically to fund two months music therapy for the service users.

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York House service user working in a bookshop

York House brain injury hospital to expand

25 April 2018

"The Retreat’s proposals will not change flagship building plans." The Disabilities Trust reaffirms their commitment to develop & expand brain injury hospital. York House.

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Staff achievements at annual awards ceremony

19 April 2018

BIRT’s York House team have celebrated staff achievements at their annual awards ceremony. Service users, Staff and guests were there to congratulate all the recipients.

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support worker going through paperwork with service user in the therapy rooms of York House

York House Retains a ‘Good’ Rating from CQC

16 January 2018

York House, was recently rated overall ‘Good’ by CQC following the latest inspection in the categories of Effective, Caring, Responsive and Well-led.

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Celebrating the end of summer at York House

14 November 2017

York House held an official opening party of the sensory garden to celebrate the hard work and dedication of both the service users and volunteers over the summer. A wonderful afternoon was had by all.

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Volunteers from Enable pose after tidying up the gardens at York House

Enabling a new sensory garden at York House

23 August 2017

On 10th August, York House service users and staff welcomed volunteers and mentors from the charity Enable into their garden in order to turn an area of grass into a sensory garden everyone could enjoy.

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Support worker, Nick Fensome, holding his staff award

York House celebrates Excellence in Care award winners

15 August 2017

Staff at York House have been awarded the Cate Devane Award for Excellence in Care, given in memory of their much-loved Deputy Manager who passed away in 2016 after a year-long battle with leukaemia.

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service user singing along to support worker playing guitar in York House

BIRT’s York House independent hospital rated as ‘Good’

09 May 2017

BIRT Centre York House in York has been judged to be ‘Good’ in its recent CQC report. The York House team were particularly pleased that the service was reported to demonstrate a very person-centred culture.

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Comical costumes for Comic Relief

11 April 2017

From pirate hat and parrot making, to crazy costumes, coffee, cakes and a crafts - service users and staff at York House had a wonderful time celebrating Comic Relief, raising a fab £51.25

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Nurses at a training day in York House

Nurse training reinforces best practice

19 January 2017

As part of their 'revalidation' process, nurses at York House recently undertook a day of training covering several areas of healthcare including pharmacy, psychology, nursing and safeguarding.

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