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NOW OPEN Eastfields service, Glasgow doubles occupancy, with a new extension to support an additional 12 people with brain injuries

24 June 2021

Eastfields service has doubled its occupancy, with a new extension to support an additional 12 people with brain injuries. The service will now be able to offer three separate bungalows providing 24 beds.

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Dr Catriona McIntosh, Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist tells us about her role working at Daniel Yorath House

22 June 2021

Dr Catriona McIntosh has returned to work for the Trust as a Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist at Daniel Yorath House, our specialist neurobehavioural centre with transitional living options delivering assessment and rehabilitation in Leeds. Catriona tells us more about herself, her role and what it means to her to work for the Trust.

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Lindsey Tate celebrates 25 years working for the Trust

21 June 2021

Congratulations to Lindsey, our Service Manager at Jane Percy House as she celebrates 25 years of service. Lindsey tells us more.

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#AskhowIam ‘How are you?’ – We are listening

18 June 2021

How are you?’ seems such a simple every day question but how often do we ask it and actually wait to listen for a meaningful answer. This week I attended the really insightful launch of the @NationalVoices and @CentreforMentalHealth report #AskhowIam. The report and campaign has one clear request to ensure that all those who work in health and social care consistently and meaningfully ask those they work with how they are, to understand their emotional wellbeing.

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Delving into positive growth after brain injury

10 June 2021

In the quest to understand and treat acquired brain injury (ABI), research has often focused on impairments, deficits and loss. However, a number of studies have found positive psychological outcomes following brain injury.

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Raising awareness of the link between brain injury and domestic abuse

27 May 2021

To mark our #ThroughOUReyes campaign and raise awareness of the link between brain injury and domestic abuse, SafeLives’ Head of Public Affairs, Jess Asato, has written the following blog piece on the importance of recognising the possible causes and symptoms of brain injury.

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Spring term at Heathermount School

19 May 2021

Heathermount, our specialist school, which supports children and young people with autism and learning disabilities in Ascot, share news about new additions and improvements, education and activities in the Spring term.

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Action for Brain Injury week – A Life of Lockdown

18 May 2021

This week is Action for Brain Injury week, and the theme this year is ‘A Life of Lockdown’. The aim of this campaign is to highlight the difficulties faced by people with a brain injury, and how the effects of their injuries can make them feel isolated.

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Daniel Yorath House new membership of INPA

11 May 2021

We are pleased to announce that Daniel Yorath House, our specialist neurobehavioural centre in Leeds, is now an Associate Member of the Independent Neurorehabilitation Providers Alliance.

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CEO, Irene Sobowale comments on the continued lack of clear plans for social care reform in the Queen's Speech

11 May 2021

In light of the Queen’s Speech, where the Government set out the legislation it will prioritise for the year ahead, our CEO, Irene Sobowale shared her disappointment over the continued lack of clear plans for social care reform.

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