ConnectAbility - a national £250k, three year fundraising appeal for assistive technology for service users


The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust chosen as MASS charity

Motor Accident Solicitors Society (MASS) LogoThe Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) is pleased to announce that it has been chosen by The Motor Accident Solicitors’ Society (MASS) as its sponsored charity for the second time.

Vocational placement success

Attending vocational placements and partaking in vocational activities not only allows service users to overcome barriers to accessing, maintaining or returning to employment or other useful occupations following brain injury but provides meaningful activities to participate in.

Brain Injury Linkworker Service Report

Launched this month: the Brain Injury Linkworker Service Report; supporting people in prison, young offender institutions and those at risk of homelessness. This report is a comprehensive summary of the Foundation’s recent work in providing specialist support for some of the most vulnerable people in our community. The report includes key elements, achievements and outcomes from our research.

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London Marathon 2015 – Sponsorship Reduced!

Run the London Marathon for The Disabilities Trust The Disabilities Trust still has GUARANTEED places for the London Marathon 2015 and the minimum sponsorship has been lowered to only £1,500! The deadline for entry is 31 January 2015 so don’t miss your chance!

Irene Sobowale appointed as new Chief Executive

The Disabilities Trust today announced that Irene Sobowale has been appointed as its new Chief Executive. She will take over from current CEO Barrie Oldham when he retires in spring 2015. Mrs Sobowale joined the organisation in March 2013 from CLS Bank and is currently the Trust’s Director of Finance.

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