(Brain Injury Rehabilitation Support Therapy)is a rural enterprise,
set up to assist with personal development following a brain injury.
It is based on a private seven acre site near to Highbridge in
Somerset where there are a variety of ways in which support is
An individual program for personal rehabilitation and development
can help those with a brain injury as well as the families and
carers involved. The programs BIRST offers are aimed to discover
a persons hidden potential. Discovering this hidden potential
can be extremely beneficial and have life changing effects. Each
situation is different so the amount of help needed varies. BIRST
can provide a wide range of services to provide this help.
well a providing emotional support they can help people regain
independence, improve life skills, providing strategies to deal
with problems, developing social networks
initiate new interests, modify behavior, improve self esteem,
raise awareness to the effects of their injury.
part of the immediate and ongoing support and therapy BIRST can
help with access to other agencies, long-term monitoring and maintenance,
education and training, identify appropriate opportunities, arrange
access to colleges etc.
also has many onsite
workshops delivering hard skills. We have a number of staff working
to provide practical skills within our workshops and land based
is fantastic wheel chair accessible log cabin accommodation available
at Wall Eden Farm
can be offered in a number of ways: with first hand experience
of brain injury BIRST helps people feel less isolated, sharing
knowledge and personal experiences.
you think we can help you or a family member, get in touch and
take the first step towards the future.
07886732945 (when office is closed)
Huntspill, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9 3PU
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