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Positively social

03 February 2017

Our #SeeMeNotDisability Twitter campaign which ran during UK Disability History Month at the end of 2016 was a fantastic success and has lead to some really positive outcomes for the men and women we support.

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Member of Parliament for Liverpool West Derby, Stephen Twigg, visits Redford Court

Spotlight shines on Liverpool brain injury centre

01 February 2017

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust's Redford Court recently welcomed Liverpool MP Stephen Twigg, the Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson and senior figures from Merseyside Police to visit the Liverpool centre.

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Simon wins employee of the year award

26 January 2017

Simon Kerr, a support worker from our 'Beech Hill' autism community house in Haywards Heath, has won The Disabilities Trust’s Employee of the Year Award 2016!

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MP enjoys visit to Liverpool brain injury centre

24 January 2017

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) welcomed Liverpool West Derby MP Stephen Twigg to visit rehabilitation centre Redford Court on Friday 20th January.

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BIRT attends annual psychology conference

24 January 2017

Members of staff were delighted to attend the Division of Clinical Psychology Annual Conference 2017 in Liverpool where they showcased their work and career opportunities within BIRT.

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The Maples receives Good CQC report

20 January 2017

Autism service The Maples in Reading was visited by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and received an overall good result, with each category receiving ‘Good’.

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Success for Shinewater Court

20 January 2017

Service users and staff felt like Christmas had come early when they were awarded the top grant of £12,000 through the Tesco Bags of Help scheme to give their garden area a new lease of life.

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Nurse training reinforces best practice

19 January 2017

As part of their 'revalidation' process, nurses at York House recently undertook a day of training covering several areas of healthcare including pharmacy, psychology, nursing and safeguarding.

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Victory for Victoria House

18 January 2017

Staff and service users at Victoria House were delighted to be awarded the top grant of £12,000 after their involvement in the Tesco Bags of Help scheme. They will use the money to enhance their garden area.

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The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust consulted for Hollyoaks storyline

16 January 2017

Hollyoaks recently consulted BIRT for its new storyline which involves a character receiving an acquired brain injury after being shot in the head. The episode airs tonight at 7pm on Channel 4.

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