Dr Naresh Rasquinha

Supporting someone with suicidal thoughts

In this blog for World Suicide Prevention Day Dr Naresh Rasquinha, Chair of Cygnet’s Suicide Prevention Strategy Group, provides tips for supporting someone with suicidal thoughts.

Activity PRN – An Interview with Neil Barker

Neil Barker, Head of Occupational Therapy at Cygnet Hospital Maidstone, recently completed a project titled: Activity PRN: Exploring Meaningful Occupation As and When Required On a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit.The project was successful in increasing the number of meaningful activities and the frequency of activity participation on the ward. Neil shares some key information about the project below.

Laura Storey

Learning Disabilities Week: Busting Myths

This week is Learning Disabilities Week and in this blog Laura Storey, the Registered Manager of Outwood, shares her views on life at the service, how different needs are catered for and how people with learning disabilities should never be underestimated.