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MP visits Thomas Edward Mitton House

03 March 2015

Iain Stewart MP, visited the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust’s service, Thomas Edward Mitton house last month. Mr Stewart was shown around the centre by a former resident who has since moved into one of BIRT’s transitional living flats.

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New development at Graham Anderson House

25 February 2015

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) is pleased to announce it will be offering new additional services for people with brain injury, extending its provision and facilities in Glasgow to complement their specialist rehabilitation services at Graham Anderson House.

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Daniel Yorath House announces 2014 outcomes

25 February 2015

Ahead of the publication of its Annual Report, Daniel Yorath House has announced its outcome data for its service users. In a service with only 23 beds, the outcomes demonstrate how much has been achieved in a short space of time for many individuals.

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Shinewater Court host Chocolate party to support #ConnectAbility

23 February 2015

Service users and staff at Shinewater Court host a Chocolate Party to raise funds for the #ConnectAbility Appeal – a three year fundraising campaign to raise £250k to purchase assistive communications technology for service users.

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Redford Court hosts 6th free educational seminar

20 February 2015

Redford Court is holding its 6th free seminar ‘Brain injury – the challenge of change’ . The seminar is aimed at professionals working in health and social care and addresses a range of topics concerning brain injury, including substance misuse.

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ConnectAbility Appeal

20 February 2015

The ConnectAbility appeal will raise money for new assistive technology devices for all of our Disability Lifestyles services in the UK.

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The Woodmill host free educational seminar

19 February 2015

There are only a few places left at The Woodmill’s forthcoming free seminar ‘Brain Injury: a disability worth talking about'. Being held on Friday 6th March 2015 at Cullompton Community Centre, it is aimed at professionals working in health and social care with an interest in brain injury

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Assistive technology for cognition handbook developed

18 February 2015

Assistive Technology for Cognition: A handbook for clinicians and developers co-edited by Dr Brian O’Neill and Dr Alex Gillespie systematically examines how cutting edge digital technologies can assist the cognitive function of people who have cognitive impairments,

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Ofsted praises Heathermount School

13 February 2015

In the recently published Ofsted report, Heathermount School, in Sunningdale, was judged to be ‘Good’ and was praised for its “Strong leadership by the Headteacher, ably supported by other leaders, Governors and the Disabilities Trust”.

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Newly-wed service users celebrate Valentine’s Day

11 February 2015

The Disabilities Trust service users, Jane and Graham, look forward to celebrating Valentine’s Day after defying the odds and marrying after eight years of planning.

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