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Policy and Campaigns update December 2016

08 December 2016

An overview of the Trust’s recent policy and campaigns work, covering our activities in November and a round-up of news and research from across the health and social care sector.

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BIRT attend Occupational Therapy Conference

02 December 2016

Staff from BIRT centres West Heath House, Thomas Edward Mitton (TEM) House and Redford Court attended the Occupational Therapy Show at the Birmingham NEC.

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Heathermount students take flight

30 November 2016

Students from Heathermount School in Ascot, visited Maidenhead Heritage Centre and flew a Spitfire in a flight simulator to assist with their AQA project qualification.

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Motor Accident Solicitors Society raise funds for BIRT

24 November 2016

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust would like to thank Motor Accident Solicitors Society (MASS) for their continued fundraising support. MASS recently raised over £8,000 for BIRT at their annual dinner.

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The chance to be myself

23 November 2016

Read the story of Ann Hancox's life in the speech she wrote to mark her retirement from the Trust's board of trustees - from her early school days to marriage and her move to Shinewater Court.

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York House career fair at Bradford University

22 November 2016

Staff from the BIRT centre York House, York, will be attending the Bradford University Health, Community and Science career fair on Wednesday 23rd November between 10:30 and 3:30pm.

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Join our #SeeMeNotDisability campaign

21 November 2016

As part of the UK Disability History Month our #SeeMeNotDisability campaign highlights the importance that people should not be defined by their disability but by their personality and interests.

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Helen and Sarah do the Dalby Dash for York House

17 November 2016

York House staff Helen Stothard (Business Administrator) and Nurse, Sarah Bartle, recently took part in the Dalby Dash, as part of a year of fundraising, raising £3,000 for Help for Heroes.

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The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust's 25th Anniversary Luncheon

17 November 2016

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) hosted a special lunch and awards ceremony to celebrate their 25th anniversary and recognise the contribution of staff and the efforts the people we support.

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Stephen's pretty poppies for Remembrance Day

11 November 2016

Stephen, a service user from Shinewater Court, has been making pretty ceramic poppies to raise money for The British Legion, in honour of Remembrance Day.

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