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We are a leading national charity offering specialist community-based and residential support for adults with acquired brain injury, complex physical or learning disabilities and for people with autism, including those in education. We are taking the risks of coronavirus very seriously, and are doing everything that we can to keep the people we care for safe. We are still taking referrals for people who need us.

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The Disabilities Trust responds to comments made by Boris Johnson about Care Homes and Coronavirus

The Disabilities Trust are concerned to hear the recent comments from Prime Minister Boris Johnson about care homes not following guidance around coronavirus.
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Why I’m proud to celebrate 40 years of supporting people to live their best lives

In our 40th year, Irene Sobowale, Chief Executive of The Disabilities Trust, says the work of Trust is more needed than ever - ‘In the “new normal” we must ensure that vulnerable people receive the care and support they need and feel enabled to live the lives they choose. With our remarkable legacy, we must hold onto our values and all that is special about the Trust, so that we can continue for another 40 years!’.
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The Disabilities Trust responds to comments made by Boris Johnson about Care Homes and Coronavirus

The Disabilities Trust are concerned to hear the recent comments from Prime Minister Boris Johnson about care homes not following guidance around coronavirus.
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Why I’m proud to celebrate 40 years of supporting people to live their best lives

In our 40th year, Irene Sobowale, Chief Executive of The Disabilities Trust, says the work of Trust is more needed than ever - ‘In the “new normal” we must ensure that vulnerable people receive the care and support they need and feel enabled to live the lives they choose. With our remarkable legacy, we must hold onto our values and all that is special about the Trust, so that we can continue for another 40 years!’.
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The Trust launches its new discussion paper on Brain Injury & Domestic Abuse

The Disabilities Trust is today publishing a discussion paper to shine a light on the hidden impact of brain injury for survivors of domestic abuse.
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The Disabilities Trust’s Article on Brain Injury and Domestic Abuse published by Women’s Aid

The Disabilities Trust's article on understanding the link between brain injury and domestic abuse was recently published by Women's Aid, in their quarterly magazine.
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