Carers Week (7 – 13 June 2021) is an annual campaign to raise awareness and recognise the contribution carers make to families and communities throughout the UK. This week the mother of a service user at Cygnet Hospital Harrow shares her account of how important communication has been to her relationship with her son throughout the lockdowns of the last year.
As Pride Month begins, Andrew Seed (pronouns he/him), our integrative psychotherapist at Cygnet Hospital Ealing, talks about creating a safe space for the service users and staff to celebrate their gender and sexual identity.
As we mark Huntington’s Awareness Month at Cygnet, Alison King, Hospital Manager at Cygnet St William’s in Darlington, takes time to reflect on the support, care and treatment we provide to those more severely affected by this life changing condition.
In our latest blog, Charley, a former service user at Cygnet Alders Clinic shares how the team helped her to find her creativity again and manage her own symptoms to enable her to move back into the community.
This week it is Mental Health Awareness Week and the theme chosen for this year is nature, and more specifically the importance of connecting with nature in keep us psychologically and physically healthy. In his blog, Matt O’Brien, Digital Marketing Manager, shares how spending time outdoors has helped him.
In his latest blog, David Wilmott, Group Director of Nursing at Cygnet Health Care shares his opinion on how the Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of nurses across the country and the crucial changes that the global crisis brought for future nursing.