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The Maples receives Good CQC report

20 January 2017

Autism service The Maples in Reading was visited by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and received an overall good result, with each category receiving ‘Good’.

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Success for Shinewater Court

20 January 2017

Service users and staff felt like Christmas had come early when they were awarded the top grant of £12,000 through the Tesco Bags of Help scheme to give their garden area a new lease of life.

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Nurse training reinforces best practice

19 January 2017

As part of their 'revalidation' process, nurses at York House recently undertook a day of training covering several areas of healthcare including pharmacy, psychology, nursing and safeguarding.

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Victory for Victoria House

18 January 2017

Staff and service users at Victoria House were delighted to be awarded the top grant of £12,000 after their involvement in the Tesco Bags of Help scheme. They will use the money to enhance their garden area.

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The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust consulted for Hollyoaks storyline

16 January 2017

Hollyoaks recently consulted BIRT for its new storyline which involves a character receiving an acquired brain injury after being shot in the head. The episode airs tonight at 7pm on Channel 4.

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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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The Disabilities Trust calls for Government action

11 January 2017

Our Chief Executive Irene Sobowale has added her voice to a letter to Prime Minister Theresa May, calling for a cross-party long-term solution to the current crisis in health and social care funding.

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Eyes Alight donations create Christmas fun

05 January 2017

Brain injury rehabilitation (BIRT) services around the country have been enjoying the Christmas holidays even more than usual, thanks to generous donations from the Eyes Alight appeal.

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Celebrating Christmas at The Disabilities Trust

30 December 2016

Christmas celebrations were in full swing at The Disabilities Trust during December, from visits by travelling theatres, to carol singing and day trips to explore the Christmas markets.

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Policy and Campaigns Update 2016

30 December 2016

A look back at the Disabilities Trust's policy and campaigns activities in 2016 including political visits, consultation responses, action on social care funding and the latest news on the BINI.

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