Anna Kowalska

Nursing Support Workers Day

Thursday 23rd November is a very special day for so many who are often unseen and unheard. Nursing Support Workers' Day celebrates the essential roles that NSWs play across all health and social care settings, improving service user experiences all year round. In our latest blog we are delighted to share the experiences of Anna Kowalska and Melanie Knees, two of our Nursing Support Workers at Cygnet Hospital Beckton.

Ollie White

Celebrating Disability History Month

From 16th November to 16th December 2023 it is Disability History Month. In our latest blog Ollie White, Home Manager for The Orchards, writes about his neurodiversity, how it affects him and the challenges he has overcome.

Anti-Bullying Week

This week is Anti-Bullying Week, an event which aims to raise awareness of bullying of children and young people.

Caleb’s Journey

Read Caleb’s blog about his experience at Cygnet Adarna House through to the present day where he is looking forward to progressing into community living, and taking on an expert by experience role within the service.

Finding Your Calm

Stress can actually be good for us. It can help us focus, increase productivity and contribute to a sense of accomplishment, satisfaction, self-esteem and general well-being. However, too much stress like too much of anything, is not a good thing. In this article two of our Occupational Therapists write about important ways we can help our minds and our bodies to stay calm in the face of stressful moments.