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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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Tesco bag pack raises money for #ConnectAbility

02 April 2015

Victoria House service users and staff raised a fantastic £834.41 for the #ConnectAbility Appeal by taking part in a charity bag pack at St Stephens Tesco in Hull. The Victoria House team were joined by members of the Hull FC Foundation and packed bags from 10am to 4pm on Saturday 21st March.

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Electric Eels win Best Team Award

18 March 2015

Wheelchair football team, Electric Eels are delighted to win Best Team Award at the 2015 Hull and East Riding Disability Sports Awards.

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Simon Pooley interviewed on BBC Humberside Radio

16 March 2015

Victoria House service user, Simon Pooley, discusses his ambitions to become a DJ and the #ConnectAbility Appeal live on air with BBC Humberside presenter, David Burns.

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“Spirit of Hull” announce Victoria House as chosen charity

10 March 2015

Victoria House is delighted to be one of Hull FC's chosen charities as part of the 'Spirit of Hull'. The ‘Spirit of Hull’ offers the community the chance to engage in multiple activities and charitable ventures with Hull FC Foundation across 2015.

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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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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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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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Auspicious gift to mark Sue Akester's retirement

22 January 2015

Talented artist Alex Roch gifted staff and service users from Shinewater Court with a painting to mark Sue Akester’s retirement from the Board of Trustees of The Disabilities Trust.

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