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Pioneering Linkworker service launched at women’s prison HMP Drake Hall

09 February 2017

Female offenders with a brain injury at HMP Drake Hall near Stafford are receiving support from a specialist Linkworker from the Disabilities Trust Foundation.

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Foundation present at UKABIF forum

16 January 2017

The Disabilities Trust Foundation division was invited to present at an event organised by the UK Acquired Brain Injury Forum (UKABIF) held in Newbold Revel on Tuesday 15th November.

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Traumatic brain injury costs £15 billion a year in the UK

12 July 2016

Research published today by the Centre for Mental Health states traumatic brain injury costs a total of £15 billion nationally every year and puts young people at a higher risk of poor mental health and offending.

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New Brain Injury Linkworker Service report released

20 June 2016

The Foundation has just released its Brain Injury Linkworker Service Report (2016 edition) which combines Outcomes Reports from our work in prisons and young offender institutions.

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Brain Injury Workshop at West Yorkshire conference

25 May 2016

A brain injury workshop hosted by staff from The Disabilities Trust Foundation Social Exclusion team was well received at the West Yorkshire Finding Independence conference 2016.

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Leading charities launch new project to improve support for Veterans

26 January 2016

Research published today by Combat Stress and The Disabilities Trust Foundation shows link between rate of Traumatic Brain Injury and number of veterans seeking help.

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