Female offenders with a brain injury at HMP Drake Hall near Stafford are receiving support from a specialist Linkworker from the Disabilities Trust Foundation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Centre for Crime and Justice Studies launched a new report calling for increased health, education and family based interventions in order to prevent people with a brain injury entering the youth justice system.
The Disabilities Trust Foundation has launched a video which highlights the importance of effective rehabilitation following traumatic brain injury.
The Foundation's Wetherby Prison service has been praised in a recent report. The HM Young Offenders Institution in Wetherby is a young offenders’ training centre in West Yorkshire.
A systematic review of scientific studies, carried out by the University of Surrey with support from The Disabilities Trust Foundation, has found evidence to suggest there is a link between traumatic brain injury and violence committed by women.