The chance to be myself

23 November 2016

Read the story of Ann Hancox's life in the speech she wrote to mark her retirement from the Trust's board of trustees - from her early school days to marriage and her move to Shinewater Court.

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York House career fair at Bradford University

22 November 2016

Staff from the BIRT centre York House, York, will be attending the Bradford University Health, Community and Science career fair on Wednesday 23rd November between 10:30 and 3:30pm.

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Join our #SeeMeNotDisability campaign

21 November 2016

As part of the UK Disability History Month our #SeeMeNotDisability campaign highlights the importance that people should not be defined by their disability but by their personality and interests.

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Helen and Sarah do the Dalby Dash for York House

17 November 2016

York House staff Helen Stothard (Business Administrator) and Nurse, Sarah Bartle, recently took part in the Dalby Dash, as part of a year of fundraising, raising £3,000 for Help for Heroes.

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The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust's 25th Anniversary Luncheon

17 November 2016

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) hosted a special lunch and awards ceremony to celebrate their 25th anniversary and recognise the contribution of staff and the efforts the people we support.

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Stephen's pretty poppies for Remembrance Day

11 November 2016

Stephen, a service user from Shinewater Court, has been making pretty ceramic poppies to raise money for The British Legion, in honour of Remembrance Day.

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BIRT are finalists in the LaingBuisson Awards 2016

10 November 2016

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust is delighted to be shortlisted as a finalist in the LaingBuisson Awards 2016. These prestigious annual awards celebrate industry excellence and innovation.

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Policy and Campaigns update November 2016

09 November 2016

An overview of the Trust’s recent policy and campaigns work, covering our activities in October and a round-up of news and research from across the health and social care sector.

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A novel idea from Michael

04 November 2016

Michael, from a community house for people with autism in Welby Road, Reading, has recently had his third book published. ‘Natures Revenge’ is a story of nature’s survival when faced against the brutality of man.

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Redford Court welcomes Luciana Berger MP

01 November 2016

BIRT's Redford Court in Liverpool welcomed Luciana Berger MP last week for a tour of the centre and discussion about Redford Court's work with homeless people and BIRT's wider research.

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