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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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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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Volunteers' Week celebrations at the Trust

07 June 2019

From 1-7 June, we celebrated Volunteers' Week by thanking all the special teams and individuals who generously give their time to the people we support.

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A hoot a minute!

04 June 2019

Hollyrood invited Owls Out and About to showcase their beautiful birds to service users.

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Dover Court receives a ‘Good’ rating from the CQC

22 May 2019

A recent inspection by CQC found that Dover Court, a small residential care home for people with traumatic or acquired brain injury, has judged that it continues to be ‘Good’ in all categories.

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