Archive - 2018

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.

Cygnet’s own Raf Hamaizia has article published by the Guardian

Raf Hamaizia, Cygnet's very own Expert by Experience Lead, has recently had an article published by the Guardian online. Raf wrote about a difficult experience he had when he was a service user in a medium-secure psychiatric unit, that had ultimately inspired him to do all he could to improve mental health services for others.

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.