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The Disabilities Trust and Healthwatch launch new Consent to Treatment Toolkit

Working together, The Disabilities Trust and Healthwatch West Sussex, have created a new tool to support healthcare professionals to protect vulnerable people.
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Eastfields celebrate the start of work on new extension

On 27th June, Eastfields, one of the services run by the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) in Scotland, celebrated the start of work on a new extension with a ‘First Dig’ ceremony.
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Eastfields celebrate the start of work on new extension

On 27th June, Eastfields, one of the services run by the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) in Scotland, celebrated the start of work on a new extension with a ‘First Dig’ ceremony.
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Trust calls on Government to end mounting care funding crisis

The latest Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) survey reflects the everyday financial struggles faced by our charity to continue to support our 1000 service users, against an escalating crisis in social care. We urgently call on ministers, parliamentarians and the new Prime Minister to end this mounting care crisis.
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Successful Brain Injury Screening in Parliament

On 25 June 2019, Members of Parliament were invited to a brain injury screening session in Parliament, hosted by Chris Bryant MP to raise awareness of The Disabilities Trust’s work on brain injury in the Criminal Justice System.
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MPs invited to screen for brain injury at Parliament

The Disabilities Trust Foundation has invited MPs to attend a brain injury screening in parliament to raise awareness of brain injury, and gain insight into the screening process used in prisons as part of our pilot project.
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