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Transforming care at The Maples

31 October 2017

Jon and his father James, from The Maples in Reading, attended the Skills for Care forum in London to develop a series of "pen-pictures" of people with learning disabilities and / or autism, who are at risk of displaying challenging behavior.

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Swimming success at Ernest Kleinwort Court

31 October 2017

After winning bronze medals in both freestyle and backstroke at a recent swimming gala in Burgess Hill, West Sussex, Christian can be seen proudly displaying his medals. Well done, Christian, we're all proud of what you've accomplished!

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The art of keeping fit

31 October 2017

Toni, a service user at Jane Percy House, in Cramlington, Northumberland, recently feature on BBC Radio Newcastle as part of a piece on fitness and disability; as well as showcasing her work on the art of punch needle.

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Community Services round-up: 27th October 2017

27 October 2017

Service users from Reading invisited the O2 Arena, and had the chance to experience flying in an Emirates Airlines simulator; Staff at North Lincolnshire celebrated service user P’s 51st birthday ; and more!

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Last call for London Marathon 2018

23 October 2017

Calling all Runners! Are you looking for a challenge? Do you want to take part in one of the most prestigious running events of the year? We have just 8 places available for London Marathon 2018 so get your trainers on and get your registration forms in!

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Shinewater Court launches first ConnectAbility Hub

23 October 2017

Welcome to the first ConnectAbility Hub, launched on the 4th October at Shinewater Court, Eastbourne. The aim of the Hub is to give disabled people in the local community free access to the latest in assistive communications technology.

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The benefits of sensory integration

13 October 2017

The benefits of sensory integration groups on the participation of children and young people with learning disabilities

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Highlights from the UK’s leading brain injury conference #BIRT2017

05 October 2017

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust was delighted to host the #BIRT Conference 2017 in September 2017. Over 260 delegates from the world of brain injury rehabilitation were inspired by sector-leading knowledge at the two day event.

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Mammoth Kilimanjaro success

03 October 2017

Huge congratulations to Angela Ord who recently climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, raising over £5,000 for our Daniel Yorath House centre in Leeds.

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New ConnectAbility Hub opening soon

26 September 2017

We are delighted to be opening our new ConnectAbility Hub in October, at Shinewater Court in Eastbourne, Sussex. This exciting new resource will be free for disabled people to visit and trial the latest in assistive and communications technology.

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