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Cygnet appoints Head of NHS Partnerships to lead on New Care Models

Cygnet Health Care is pleased to announce the appointment of Michelle Winn to the new role of Head of NHS Partnerships. This role has been created to support Cygnet’s Commercial Director to deliver on the objectives set out within the new care model business cases, and ensure full engagement with the programmes in collaboration with provider partners.

Is Co-Production the answer to reducing restrictive practice? – Conference Report

On 23 November 2017 Cygnet held its latest free educational event, ‘Is Co-Production the answer to reducing restrictive practice?’ Nearly 100 student and qualified mental health nurses gathered at the Royal College of Nurses for the event to explore how co-production can be the key to reducing restrictive practice.

Delfryn House and Lodge hold a S.C.U.D. day of fun and laughter

Service users and staff at Delfryn House and Lodge recently joined forces to hold a “S.C.U.D.” day. S.C.U.D. stands for “Savour the Comic Unplug the Drama”. This is an American idea, where people are encouraged to break from their normal routine for the day.

Total Communication Environment at Cygnet Manor

It is vitally important that we understand how to best communicate with all of the people in our care and do so in a way appropriate to each individual. The team and men at Cygnet Manor have been busy ensuring their Total Communication Environment is accessible to all service users.

Cygnet Hospital Bury open new CAMHS low secure service

Cygnet Hospital Bury have launched a new CAMHS low secure service on the hospital's Buttercup Ward. The service can support girls aged between 12 and 18 and offers a defined treatment pathway from admission, through intervention and discharge.