Fun at the Fair for Hollyrood's 20th Anniversary

19 August 2019

Service users at Hollyrood, our residential support service for people on the autism spectrum in Lindfield, invited friends, family and staff to celebrate their 20th birthday on 17 August. Fun included a circus skills workshop, tea cup ride, singer, hook a duck and ice cream.

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Fun in the sun at Victoria House

12 August 2019

Victoria House celebrated its annual Summer Fun Day. Service users, friends & family, staff and people from the local community gathered for a day of fun activities, good food and fantastic entertainment & fundraising.

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Jane Percy House are fundraising for home entertainment system

09 August 2019

Jane Percy House would like to offer service users a home cinema experience in their lounge area. Many of the service users are avid movie buffs and music listeners and so we are fundraising to provide the equipment needed.

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Date set for the BIRT Glasgow Seminar 2019

08 August 2019

Graham Anderson House are pleased to announce that the BIRT Glasgow Seminar 2019 will take place on Wednesday 6 November, 9:30-15:30, at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 232 St Vincent Street, Glasgow G2 5RJ.

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The Disabilities Trust launches new values

23 July 2019

In the first half of 2019, staff across the Trust have been introduced to a new set of values for the organisation, carefully considered and developed by staff members themselves, ready to embed within everything we do here at the Trust.

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Eastfields celebrate the start of work on new extension

01 July 2019

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

27 June 2019

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

26 June 2019

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

20 June 2019

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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Shinewater Court welcome guests from across the pond

07 June 2019

International students from Canada visited Shinewater Court as part of their studies to learn first-hand about a service for people with disabilities.

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