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Tilly’s journey on Unicorn Ward

In our latest blog Tilly reflects on her time as a service user on Unicorn Ward, the adolescent PICU service at Cygnet Hospital Sheffield, and writes about how the team helped her to open up, engage in therapies and reduce her risky behaviours.

Emma and Evelyn in the garden at Redlands

We helped a resident find his voice

In our latest blog Evelyn and Emma, two staff members at Redlands our residential service in Darlington, share their career stories and why working with people with learning disabilities is so rewarding.

My life at Lowry House

This week it is Learning Disability Week and the theme is ‘Living Life with a Learning Disability’. Mark, a resident at Lowry House, our residential service in Hyde, with the help of Service Manager Adam McCarthy, has written this blog about his life at the service. The illustrations are by Meghan, our Accessible Information Specialist.

Skye

How Cygnet Acer Clinic gave me my life back

In our latest blog Skye, a service user who has recently been discharged from Cygnet Acer Clinic, writes about how the team at the hospital have helped her turn her life around after many years of unsuccessful admissions to a succession of adolescent, acute and rehabilitation services.

Caring and partnership

As part of our Carers Week celebrations Hardy Uppal, Service Manager for our supported living services in Staffordshire, shares her experience of caring and how partnership working between service users and staff can help improve the experience of the people we support at Cygnet.

Beth

What caring means to me

This week it is Carers Week and in our latest blog Beth Amos, Support Worker, shares what being a carer means to her and how the team at Lowry House create a homely environment where carers can feel connected to their loved ones.

Tips for overcoming loneliness

In his latest blog Adrian Ashurst, one of Cygnet’s Specialist Trainers discusses some top tips to overcome loneliness.