Show your brain some love with Birt!

18 May 2015

Say hello to Birt, the new, colourful character who has been created by the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust to help promote the six top tips on how to show your brain some love.

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Service Users hold their own General Election debates

08 May 2015

The Disabilities Trust places huge significance on our service users being able to form their own opinions, wishes and independence across all areas of their lives. This included voting for their preferred candidate and political party in the General Election.

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The Woodmill discover a trail

27 April 2015

Haldon Forest enticed service users at The Woodmill for a day out in the Great British outdoors. The discovery trail is accessible to people with disabilities and wheelchair users, so presented an ideal opportunity for the service users.

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New Family Centre to open at The Woodmill

23 April 2015

Designed to offer a welcoming, attractive and safe environment for service users and their families, the new Family Centre, at the Woodmill, is a place for recreation, learning, sharing and supporting people with brain injury and their families.

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The Woodmill welcomes Liz Juggins and Rosie Exell

Liz and Rosie are the newest members of the Woodmll's interdisciplinary team and complement the Woodmill’s already rounded and varied skill-mix.

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The Woodmill - Brain Injury Awareness Week

The Woodmill, part of the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) will be marking Brain Injury Awareness Week 2012 by taking part in various activities throughout the week, including bag packs and an open day at the Service.

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Battle of the Bands returns to raise money for Eyes Alight Appeal

22 April 2015

The Battle of the Bands is back to raise funds for the Eyes Alight Appeal. Bands will perform in front of an audience and celebrity judging panel Kate Mullins and Emma Smith from Puppini Sisters and X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent Voice Coach, Anni Williams.

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Technology in Social Care

22 April 2015

The Disabilities Trust attended the ‘Technology in Social Care: Innovation in Adversity’ event on the 20th of April in London to discuss the role technology can play in solving the big financial and legislative challenges facing the Adult Social Care sector.

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Glowing Report for Brain Injury Service

16 April 2015

Graham Anderson House (GAH), a specialist service with acquired brain injury in Glasgow, has received a glowing inspection report from Healthcare Improvement Scotland (HIS) for the service that it provides

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Heathermount celebrates World Autism Awareness Week

08 April 2015

As part of the World Autism Awareness Week 2015, held between the 27th March to 2nd April, Heathermount School arranged several activities taking place both in the school and within the local community.

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