Official opening of supported living house in Cumbria

15 March 2016

The Disabilities Trust's Community Services division is delighted to announce a new supported living house in Barrow in Furness, Cumbria, has now been officially opened.

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Stage, Screen and School visit for West End actor

14 March 2016

Heathermount's Key Stage 4 students were visited by Carl Patrick, a West End actor currently starring and understudying in 'Guys and Dolls' at the Savoy Theatre, London.

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Brain injury needs tool presented at international conference

14 March 2016

Dr Sara da Silva Ramos presented research findings on the Brain Injury Needs Indicator (BINI) at the International Brain Injury Association’s Eleventh World Congress. The BINI is a free tool developed by The Disabilities Trust.

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Policy & Campaigns Update 14th March 2016

14 March 2016

It has been a busy few weeks for Policy and Campaigns within The Disabilities Trust; foremost of which was Sara da Silva Ramos presented research on the Brain Injury Needs Indicator (BINI) at an international conference.

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Living Life Better

29 February 2016

Take a look at our accomplishments of the last year in our latest Annual Review, and see where we have made a difference to the lives of our service users. Read on for more information!

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A helping hand from CISCO

25 February 2016

Heathermount School were visited by a group of volunteers from CISCO Systems who planned to tackle some of their outdoor projects. The team spent the best part of the day painting the very long perimeter fence.

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Policy & Campaigns Update 25th February 2016

25 February 2016

The Disabilities Trust recently submitted written evidence to two select committee enquiries. Both of these are now available to read online, along with submissions from other organisations.

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Yorkshire Building Society invests in local autism service

17 February 2016

A large team of staff from the Yorkshire Building Society (YBS) team in the South East swapped their laptops for sandpaper to volunteer at Hollyrood in Lindfield.

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Plaid Cymru leader visits brain injury centre in Llanelli

16 February 2016

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) was pleased to welcome leader of Plaid Cymru Leanne Wood AM to its centre in Wales, Tŷ Aberdafen. During their tour of the state-of-the-art environmentally friendly building Ms Wood and Ms Jones saw the fully accessible facilities.

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The Disabilities Trust running pack

The Disabilities Trust launches running pack

15 February 2016

The Disabilities Trust has launched its first ever running pack filled with training tips, injury prevention advice and fundraising hints to help supporters complete a successful running event.

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