The virtual London Marathon

The virtual London Marathon, The 40th Race your way … Our Runners Stories and Achievements for The Disabilities Trust

02 October 2020

This weekend will see 45,000 runners taking part in the virtual London Marathon, running their own route wherever they may be based. Bob and Blake are taking part to raise money for the Disabilities Trust.

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The Disabilities Trust Post Covid-19 Rehabilitation

21 September 2020

There is much research and evidence starting to emerge that the symptoms of Covid-19 are wider ranging, and the impact longer lasting, than initially thought. As we are coming out of the first wave, we are seeing more people needing rehabilitation to fully recover.

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Irene Sobowale, Chief Executive of the Disabilities Trust, commented on ONS statistics released today

18 September 2020

Irene Sobowale, Chief Executive of the Disabilities Trust, commented on ONS statistics released today, which suggested that 60 percent of coronavirus deaths in England and Wales between March 2 and July 14, 2020 included disabled adults.

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An A to Z of 40 years of improving the lives of people with disabilities (part 3)

08 September 2020

We guide you through the 40-year history of The Disabilities Trust in the final part of our A to Z series. From setting up technology for people with disabilities, to opening our first independent hospital.

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"A worthwhile working life"

01 September 2020

Carol Pattenden, 60, has worked at The Disabilities Trust for 31 years and is our longest serving member of staff. The Reward and Payroll Manager is a mum of three, grandmother to 11 and great grandmother to one. Carol reflects on the evolution of the organisation she considers to be her second family, as The Disabilities Trust turns 40.

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The Disabilities Trust launches the updated BIRT Memory and Information Processing Battery

21 August 2020

We are proud that earlier this year we launched the updated version of the BIRT Memory and Information Processing Battery, a series of tests which can be used to understand how good someone’s memory is.

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Changing lives through research!

14 August 2020

At the Trust, we not only deliver the very best care to the people we support, we also aim to develop a better understanding of the issues they face and improve their care further by doing research. Research is a crucial part of the service we deliver and helps us understand the best ways to support those in our care.

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An A to Z of 40 years of improving the lives of people with disabilities (part 2)

11 August 2020

From J to R, we're back with the second part of our history series all about The Disabilities Trust. You’ll learn everything from how filmmaker Louis Theroux worked with the people we support, to how "neurorehabilitation" changes the lives of people with brain injuries.

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Support The Disabilities Trust in online charity poll

05 August 2020

Would you like to save money on your shopping whilst helping to raise raising money for The Disabilities Trust? Then you’re in the right place.

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"The Disabilities Trust has a phenomenal impact on the people it supports"

03 August 2020

In our 40th year, former Trustee of 27 years, Christine Yorath, explains how Daniel Yorath House – the brain injury rehabilitation centre named after her son – is making a difference to people's lives. Here, she tells us why she decided to support The Disabilities Trust and join our Board.

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