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Activities Co-ordinator Mowshomi Begum demonstrating some of the work being carried out by the hospital

HRH The Princess Royal visits Cygnet Hospital Beckton

Cygnet Hospital Beckton was honoured to welcome Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal to the hospital in a visit designed to highlight the important role occupational therapy plays in supporting health, well-being and life-satisfaction for people who use the service.

Children’s Mental Health Week 2017

Cygnet Health Care is pleased to support Children’s Mental Health Week (6-12 February). The week is hosted by children’s mental health charity Place2Be, which was recently announced as Cygnet Health Care’s nominated charity for 2017.

Cygnet Hospital Stevenage develops a new treatment for their acute wards

Cygnet Hospital Stevenage has recently developed a new treatment programme for its Acute Wards. The Coping Skills Group is a Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) informed programme, which has been specifically developed to meet the needs of service users on the two acute wards at Cygnet Hospital Stevenage.

Cygnet Hospital Godden Green launch their Recovery College

On Friday 27th January Cygnet Hospital Godden Green held their Recovery College launch event. It was attended by a wide range of peers including current and ex Service Users, Experts by Experience, Corporate team members, Carers, Rethink management and the hospital team.

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Cygnet backing Place2Be

Cygnet Health Care is pleased to announce that Place2Be has been chosen as its nominated charity for 2017. Place2Be is the leading national children’s mental health charity in schools and charity provides emotional and therapeutic services in primary and secondary schools.

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Reduction in Enhanced Observations at Cygnet Hospital Wyke

In an aim to reduce restrictive practice, reduce agency usage and provide a higher standard of care; Cygnet Hospital Wyke's male PICU service, Austen Ward, have been trying to ensure no enhanced observations are used to manage violent and aggressive behaviour.