News

Co-production is the key to Cygnet’s 2018 Christmas Card Campaign

Monday 10th December was a very festive day at Cygnet Health Care’s head office. Raf Hamaizia, external mental health leaders, campaigners and experts by experience ensure every one of our service users receives at least one Christmas card this year.

Kirkside Lodge’s Bakery Project supports local charity Meeting Point

Service users and staff at Kirkside Lodge’s Bakery Project have been supporting a local charity, Meeting Point, by donating left over food every week. The Bakery Project have formed close ties with Meeting Point and every Monday service users and staff from the project travel over to Christ Church in Armley to donate food.

1st Cygnet Occupational Therapy Conference 2018

Our Cygnet Occupational Therapists (OTs) held their 1st national conference with OTs from across the group on the 3rd December 2018. The theme of the conference was 'Coproduction: working together for empowerment and respect'.

Cygnet Appletree supporting the use of Positive Behaviour Strategy Plans

The team at Cygnet Appletree have been busy devising a training and CPD pathway to support the use of Positive Behaviour Strategy Plans (PBSP) with their service users. This has resulted in the development of three certificates to support understanding and specific casework in the use of PBSP’s.

Secure services Discharge and Resettlement CQUIN official launch

Cygnet Health Care are pleased to be launching this week to all of our secure units a short co-produced film titled 'Movin On' which has been created at Cygnet Hospital Bierley to help support understanding for both staff and service users on the impact of admission into hospital for service users.