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


London Marathon runners raise money for The Disabilities Trust

Charity runners complete the London Marathon to raise money for The Disabilities Trust services including The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust and the ConnectAbility Appeal. Runners raised a total of £5000 which will be used to purchase assistive communication equipment and support service users across the Trust.

Battle of the Bands returns to raise money for Eyes Alight Appeal

Harpenden Lion’s Battle of the Bands is back to raise funds for the Eyes Alight Appeal. Bands will perform in front of an audience and celebrity judging panel Kate Mullins and Emma Smith from the award winning Puppini Sisters and X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent Voice Coach, Anni Williams.

Technology in Social Care: Innovation in Adversity Event

The Disabilities Trust attended the ‘Technology in Social Care: Innovation in Adversity’ event on the 20th of April in London to discuss the role technology can play in solving the big financial and legislative challenges facing the Adult Social Care sector.

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NEW: Publication of BIRT’s 2014 Outcome and Impact Report.

We recently released the sixth annual BIRT Outcome and Impact Report which collects information from all our services. It is published annually to support decision making in commissioning cost effective rehabilitation.

Irene Sobowale appointed as new Chief Executive

Irene Sobowale has been appointed as The Disabilities Trust's new Chief Executive, saying: “I'm hugely pleased and proud to have been appointed and I'm looking forward to leading the Trust’s development over the coming years."

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