In our latest blog Dr Triveni Joshi, Medical Director of Cygnet Joyce Parker Hospital, responds to new NHS England figures showing that one-in-five children and young people had a probable mental disorder in 2023.
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.
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.
This week is Anti-Bullying Week, an event which aims to raise awareness of bullying of children and young people.
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.
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.