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Jamie Hepburn MSP visits Graham Anderson House

26 January 2016

Staff at Graham Anderson were delighted to welcome Jamie Hepburn MSP, Scottish Minister for Sport, Health Improvement and Mental Health on a visit to the service.

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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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Policy & Campaigns Update 13th January 2016

13 January 2016

The Disabilities Trust is considering submitting written evidence to the Health Select Committee’s enquiry into the impact of the Comprehensive Spending Review on health and social care.

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A MASSive cheque donation for The Woodmill

11 January 2016

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust was delighted to receive a cheque for £9,640 from The Motor Accident Solicitors Society on 11th January at BIRT’s service The Woodmill. The money was raised through the MASS gala dinner in Manchester, October 2015.

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Occupational therapists attend the OT show

06 January 2016

In November, Occupational Therapists Julie Parker (Goole Neurorehabilitation Centre) and Philippa Shaw (Daniel Yorath House) represented Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) at the OT Show at the NEC, Birmingham.

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Service users acheive qualification

05 January 2016

Service users Barry Dobson and Ben Stanford from Buckinghamshire community houses have both been working through the opportunities to achieve programme and gained entry level QCF’s in household skills including food hygiene.

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Book your FREE brain injury roadshow

05 January 2016

Tŷ Aberdafen, the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) service in Llanelli, is offering free educational roadshows to health and social care professionals across South Wales. The roadshows are presented by management and clinical staff from Tŷ Aberdafen

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The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust nominated as official charity by MASS

24 December 2015

The Motor Accident Solicitors Society has nominated the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust as it's official charity for 2015-16 and has already raised over £9,000!

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Fen House receives donation

22 December 2015

Former service user Terence Wilby presented a cheque for £2,500 to staff and service users at BIRT's Fen House in Ely. Terence spent 12 weeks at Fen House where he received rehabilitation to help him regain independence.

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Fundraising elves visit Market Place shopping centre

14 December 2015

The Disabilities Trust gets into the festive spirit and raises money for #ConnectAbility at ‘Dress as an elf on the 12th’ event.

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