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News & Events

Gala Ball success for Shinewater Court

SWC Ball.jpg On Friday 5th of May, The Disabilities Trust’s physical disabilities service, Shinewater Court in Eastbourne, held their Gala Fundraising Ball at the York House Hotel on Eastbourne seafront.

Former crew member Stephen's return visit to local RNLI

Stephen RNLI picture.jpg Former RNLI crew member and current service user at Shinewater Court, Stephen, had a wonderful day visiting the crew at Eastbourne RNLI station, following his involvement in our #SeeMeNotDisability campaign.

Shinewater Court’s Big Garden Birdwatch

RSPB Birdwatch Hannah Shinewater web.jpg Service users from Shinewater Court in Eastbourne, took part in the RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch. The birdwatch survey helps the RSPB build a picture of garden wildlife across the UK.

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Part of The Disabilities Trust, Disability Lifestyles provides specialist services for physically disabled people with complex and high dependency needs. We have 30 years’ experience in tailoring quality support packages for individuals, to enhance their independence and deliver cost effective outcomes in a person-centred environment.

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Case studies

close up of service user Linda at Shinewater Court

Linda moved to Shinewater Court in 1992, and transferred into one of the flats attached to the main unit about five years ago.

Linda's bedroom has been adapted so that she can reach things; she can now take out her clothes and put them away. Linda also has a computer, and took lessons so that she could use the internet.

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