An award winning team!

18 April 2017

We were delighted to have won gold at the Sussex Digital Awards 2017 for ‘Use of Social Media for Business’, recognising our #SeeMeNotDisability campaign and Louis Theroux: A Different Brain.

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at a Bristol Road brain injury seminar

Birmingham based brain injury services to jointly host free seminar

14 April 2017

Birmingham based services 1101 Bristol Road and West Heath House are to host a free seminar called 'Finding neuro - exploring hidden disability’, aimed at health and social care professionals working in the field of brain injury.

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Service user poses with Psychology Assistant with complementary tickets to the football

Trip to see the Gunners

13 April 2017

Service user Aaron, from BIRT service The Woodmill in Cullompton, Devon, has been given complimentary tickets to see Arsenal play Everton; their last game of the season.

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Ann Buckler retires

13 April 2017

Ann Buckler, Director of the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust, has retired. Renowned for her clear thinking, innovative approach and super sense of humour, she will be missed greatly by her colleagues.

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stock photo of Westminster by the Thames

Policy and Campaigns update April 2017

13 April 2017

An overview of The Disabilities Trust’s recent policy and campaigns work, covering our activities in March and a round-up of news and research from across the health and social care sector.

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Comical costumes for Comic Relief

11 April 2017

From pirate hat and parrot making, to crazy costumes, coffee, cakes and a crafts - service users and staff at York House had a wonderful time celebrating Comic Relief, raising a fab £51.25

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TEM House Service user playing with oversized teddy bear

Red Nose Day fun at Thomas Edward Mitton House

11 April 2017

Service users and staff had a fun time raising money for Red Nose Day with a coffee morning, cake decorating and raffle where the star prize was a large bear who was named Henry by the winner.

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BIRT welcomes new Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist

10 April 2017

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust is delighted to welcome Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist, Dr Sirous Mobini, to the Trust’s Clinical Executive team.

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two autistic male service users walking  outside Hamilton Lodge

Hamilton Lodge to close

05 April 2017

The Disabilities Trust has reluctantly come to the very difficult decision to close Hamilton Lodge, our residential service for people with autism and learning disabilities near Colchester in Essex.

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Birmingham based brain injury services host free seminar

04 April 2017

1101 Bristol Road and West Heath House will jointly host 'Finding neuro: exploring hidden disability’ on Friday 14th July, aimed at health and social care professionals working in the field of brain injury.

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