winning a race in memory of Huw Thatcher

Huw Thatcher Trust raises over £110,000 for BIRT

11 December 2017

Nick Thatcher has raised over £110,000 and has recently funded state of the art physiotherapy equipment at Daniel Yorath House in Leeds, on behalf of the Huw Thatcher Trust.

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Community Services round-up: 30th November 2017

30 November 2017

Mark from Reading has become an official volunteer with Age UK, plus service users recently visited London to take in the sites and bolster their confidence. All had a wonderful time.

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Neuropsychologically Informed Rehabilitation (NIR)

30 November 2017

Dr Ivan Pitman, Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist with the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) delivered one in a series of courses in Neuropsychologically Informed Rehabilitation (NIR) as part of our Forensic In-Reach Brain Injury Service (FiBiS).

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Christopher's wonderful success story

30 November 2017

Christopher came to Shinewater Court in October 2016 needing support in every area of his life. 13 months on, he has lost 10 stone and is now much more independent, able to access the local community independently.

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New Chairman for The Disabilities Trust

23 November 2017

The Disabilities Trust today appointed Steve Howell as its new Chairman following an election at our AGM. He takes over as Chair from Peter Jackson, who is retiring after serving as a Trustee since 2005.

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Walk the Just Walk for The Disabilities Trust

20 November 2017

Take on a personal challenge and raise money for us with Just Walk. Book before the end of November 2017 and take advantage of our early bird special offer.

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New supported living opportunities in Blackpool

15 November 2017

We are pleased to announce details of our latest community supported living project for adults with acquired brain injury, in Blackpool, Lancashire. We are working in partnership with BEST Housing Association.

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Celebrating the end of summer at York House

14 November 2017

York House held an official opening party of the sensory garden to celebrate the hard work and dedication of both the service users and volunteers over the summer. A wonderful afternoon was had by all.

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Rehabilitation success at Thomas Edward Mitton House

14 November 2017

Read how Nigel has made huge progress since his discharge from Thomas Edward House in May 2016. His wife, Anne, wrote to the service to let them know how he was getting along.

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Green Fingers at Victoria House

14 November 2017

Work on Victoria House’s bespoke fountain in their sensory garden has been completed. This comes as the second part of their Green Fingers project, with £12,000 funding coming from Tesco’s Bags of Help scheme.

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