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26 March 2020

Residents have been working with staff on a powerful message to their loved ones called #frommywindowtoyours.

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Coronavirus Update

20 March 2020

A message from our Chief Executive on the measures we have taken with coronavirus.

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BMIPB revision leads to the development of innovative tasks: A brief update

01 March 2020

Some readers may be aware a revised version of the BIRT Memory and Information Processing Battery (BMIPB), the BMIPB-II, has been published in early 2020. This revision involved the recruitment of a new and larger sample of volunteers. This is to account for changes in the population and avoid the “Flynn effect”; the increase in scores on intelligence as time goes on.

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The Disabilities Trust continues to lead the way with gender pay gap

18 February 2020

The Disabilities Trust continues to maintain minimal gender pay gap for the year ending April 2019.

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4 reasons why research is everyone’s business

06 January 2020

1. Research can improve understanding of the needs of the people we support. Research can help better understand the difficulties experienced by the people we support. Understanding people’s needs, together with staff’s expertise, creates “…unparalleled opportunities to translate research questions into studies and research findings into clinical action” (p. 82)[1].

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Artlink Hull Exhibition

04 December 2019

Service users from Victoria House participate and showcase their Artwork at the Artlink creative connections: Exhibition.

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Science Museum: Roads to Recovery participation project

29 November 2019

BIRT and the Science Museum collaborated on the Roads to Recovery participation project which is on display at the new Science Museum’s medicine galleries.

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The impact of brain injury and domestic abuse: A further analysis

18 November 2019

On 19th November, The Disabilities Trust are hosting an expert roundtable, following our recent findings of the link between traumatic brain injury (TBI), domestic abuse and female offending, with the aim of ensuring all women with TBI are better supported.

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Help Fen House's outdoor gym dream become a reality

02 September 2019

Fen House is looking for support to purchase an outdoor gym including chest press, cross trainer, hand bike and leg press. Can you help?

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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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