COVID-19 Service Update (April 2021)

[April 2021] – We’re reopen with some restrictions From April 12th BASIC will be opening each week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The gym will be reopening with restricted access. We look forward to seeing more of you this month – lets get back to Rebuilding Lives. For more information on services or appointments … Read more

Funded places to restart recovery

Has your journey of recovery following a brain or spinal injury stopped in lockdown? We’re offering 30 funded places to help you get back to rebuilding your life. Are you of working age? Are you currently unemployed? Are you in receipt of benefits? If you answered ‘yes’ to the above, we can offer you: Virtual … Read more

Rebuilding BASIC

We’re used to tackling the physical, mental and emotional impacts of brain injury. Now we’re preparing to reopen, restart the rehabilitation, and tackle the neurological impact of COVID. It’s clear now that this virus does cause problems in the brain… But with so many Covid patients having neurological symptoms, it will be important to look … Read more

Rebuilding Lives – Bottle Top Terry

We’ve waited a while to get our hands on these but can finally share At the end of last year our community volunteer Terry Wilkinson (aka Bottle-Top Terry) was awarded 2nd place at the Spirit of Salford Awards. The recognition came for all the charity work he does that helps BASIC support our clients.  Terry first came to BASIC as a … Read more

Rebuilding Lives – Stuart and Valerie

The team at BASIC received a great thank you letter from a client and his partner – we thought we’d share their story. When Stuart fell and fractured his spine, they thought he would never walk again. But once treatment was over, pure determination was key to getting back on his feet, and even got … Read more

A practical guide to healthy caring

This guide has been prepared by NHS England, Carers Trust, Carers UK, Public Health England and older people themselves and contains general information that may be useful.  The advice in the booklet will help you if you look after a friend or family member or have any form of caring responsibilities, but it is written … Read more

Charity of the Year 2018

BASIC have won the North West Charity of the Year! We’d like to say a massive thank you to everyone at the North West Charity Awards, all of the staff, supporters and service users who have made this award possible – We couldn’t have done this without you!  Over the past 31 years’s BASIC have supported … Read more