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Excel and Exceed School achieve the Rainbow Flag Award

Cygnet Hospital Bury's Excel and Exceed School have recently achieved the Rainbow Flag Award. The Rainbow Flag award is a quality assurance framework that encourages a whole school approach to LGBTQ inclusion and supports schools in developing strategies to challenge and combat LGBTQ phobic bullying.

Older Adult Mental Health Awareness week at Swift Ward

Approximately 20% of those aged 60 and over now experience mental health conditions. Earlier this month was Older Adults Mental Health Awareness Week, which aims to reduce the discrimination faced by older adults, as well as raising awareness. On Swift Ward, our Older Adults Acute service at Cygnet Hospital Taunton, staff and service users took the opportunity to celebrate the lives of the Older Adults on the ward.

Fiona Kennedy

Fiona Kennedy appointed Group Social Work Lead

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Fiona Kennedy as Cygnet’s first Group Social Work Lead. In addition to providing leadership to our social work teams Fiona will also be promoting best practice and innovation across our services.