A fantastic experience: Edward Dodson in the Edinburgh Marathon

31 May 2017

Huge congratulations to Edward Dodson for his motivation and hard work in training for the Edinburgh Marathon; and raising money to help enhance the facilities and treatment for people living at Fen House.

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Shaun Marshall poses with residents from Victoria House after running the London Marathon

Shaun raises over £1,500 for Victoria House in Hull!

26 May 2017

Congratulations to Shaun who has raised £1,631 for Victoria House in Hull! This exceeded his original target of £1,500 to buy special equipment to enhance the service users' quality of life.

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Daniel Yorath House is recognised with a ‘Good’ CQC report

25 May 2017

Staff at Daniel Yorath House were delighted that one of their supported houses achieved a ‘Good’ rating in it’s latest CQC report. The report highlighted: "Staff supported people in the least restrictive way possible."

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Gemma Chaplin before raising money for Fen House

Gemma runs the Edinburgh Marathon for Fen House

25 May 2017

Gemma Chaplin is running the Edinburgh Marathon for Fen House, the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust service in Ely. Her initial fundraising target was £325 but she has already raised £530.

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Karyn raises £1,700 for Daniel Yorath House

22 May 2017

Karyn Hoggard has raised over £1,700 for Daniel Yorath House after participating in The Hardmoors 55 Ultra Marathon. The gruelling run takes competitors through the North York Moors and the Cleveland Hills.

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Spitfire take on 10k run for Heathermount

18 May 2017

On Sunday 13th May, Alan Durrans and Steve Farrall from Spitfire Bespoke Homes Ltd, ran in The All Nations 10k Run 2017 around in support of The Disabilities Trust.

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See what we did during Action for Brain Injury Week!

17 May 2017

See how we celebrated Action for Brain Injury Week 2017. It's not too late to get involved! See the photos of what our centres have been up to and enter our competition to find the best photo of how you 'Show Your Brain Some Love'!

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Training course delivered by Trust neuropsychologists

17 May 2017

As part of BIRT's Forensic In-Reach Brain Injury Service, two of The Disabilities Trust's consultant clinical psychologists have developed and delivered a 5 day training course at a high secure hospital.

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Supporting people back to work through volunteering

16 May 2017

Featured in Brain Injury News, Dr Sue Copstick, Director of Clinical Services, introduces Duncan and Gary, who have made substantial progress in their rehabilitation through engaging in volunteering.

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Louis Theroux

Life after Louis: One Year On

15 May 2017

Find out the latest about the people who featured in the Louis Theroux documentary ‘A Different Brain’, one year after broadcast on BBC Two, including a special update from Louis himself.

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