Today is International Women’s Day 2022, a day when we celebrate women’s achievements and take action for equality. In our latest blog Kate Langwick, HR Business Partner and Diversity & Inclusion Group Chair, gives her thoughts on this year’s theme #BreakTheBias, and reflects on the way COVID has further highlighted some key societal themes.
This week it is National Apprenticeship Week 2022, which aims to highlight the exceptional work being done by apprentices and employers across the UK. In our latest blog we meet Elle Day, Cygnet's youngest apprentice, who talks about how she missed out on being able to join the Royal Navy to then find her “dream” job through an apprenticeship.
Today is Time to Talk Day 2022, a day all about having conversations with family, friends, or colleagues about mental health. In our latest blog Bridgitte Calder, Forensic Psychologist at Cygnet Joyce Parker Hospital, provides some key tips on how to listen compassionately to someone who is opening up about their mental health.
In his second blog, Adrian Ashurst one of Cygnet’s specialist trainers, shares his personal thoughts about how we communicate with our colleagues post COVID-19 lockdowns.
One of the service users at Cygnet Raglan House has been running a programme of French classes for service users and staff. In this blog, Asmah tells us about the success of the programme and how the opportunity to teach has aided her recovery.
Today, 23rd November marks Nursing Support Workers Day, shining a light on the essential contribution nursing support workers make to patient care and nursing teams. We spoke to Graham Staddon, Support Worker at Cygnet Hospital Kewstoke about his Support Worker journey and what’s needed to attract more people to this challenging and rewarding profession.