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Traumatic brain injury is a major threat to older people

03 April 2017

Results from a study by The United Kingdon Acquired Brain Injury Forum (UKABIF) about TBI's in older people reflect patterns seen across BIRT services, including age of admission and cause of injury.

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Teacher and pupil from Heathermount school pose for Autism Awareness Week

World Autism Awareness Week school assembly

31 March 2017

The Disabilities Trust’s Heathermount School in Ascot has been raising autism awareness by organising a school assembly at St Francis Primary School in South Ascot.

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Staff learn Makaton for World Autism Awareness Week

30 March 2017

Cathy Menzies from Ernest Kleinwort Court, delivered a Makaton communications session to staff members from the Trust’s central office in Burgess Hill for World Autism Awareness Week.

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Speech and Language therapists In Hollyrood

Speech and Language Therapy in Hollyrood

27 March 2017

As part of World Autism Awareness Week, we are highlighting the invaluable provisions the speech and language team at Hollyrood in Lindfield offer for service users and support workers.

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A new sensory room for Tŷ Aberdafen

23 March 2017

A new sensory room for people needing more stimulation in the course of their rehabilitation has been created at BIRT centre, Tŷ Aberdafen, in Llanelli, using money raised from the Eyes Alight appeal.

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Jeremy Quin MP visits Kerwin Court

Sun shines for MP visit to brain injury centre

21 March 2017

Member of Parliament for Horsham, Jeremy Quin MP, recently visited Kerwin Court, the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) centre in Slinfold, West Sussex.

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West Heath House features on Channel 4 News

14 March 2017

Channel 4 News recently visited our brain injury service, West Heath House. They interviewed Lisa, mother of one of our service users, about her daughter's diagnosis and rehabilitation.

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Redford Court seminar

Free Redford Court seminar

24 February 2017

Book your place now for the free seminar being hosted by Redford Court in Liveropool on Wednesday 26th April, called 'Dancing with Neurons: the neurobeahvioural approach applied'.

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Former service user to take on London to Paris ride

24 February 2017

Former Fen House service user Rob Cracknell will be taking on the London to Paris bike ride from the 19th to the 23rd of July 2017, to raise money for the BIRT centre.

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BIRT publishes 2016 Outcome Report, featuring new case studies

21 February 2017

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) is proud to be one of the very few specialist brain injury providers that publishes its outcomes. The BIRT Outcome Report 2016 is available now.

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