First Aid qualifications for service users at Cygnet Appletree

Service users at Cygnet Appletree recently took part in a two-day First Aid at Work course. The course covered all the basic first aid techniques such as the role of the first aider, unresponsive casualty, communication and casualty care, resuscitation (adult CPR), fainting, burns and scolds.

Cygnet Lodge Kenton

Cygnet Lodge Kenton achieves AIMS re-accreditation

Well done to the team at Cygnet Lodge Kenton who have achieved AIMS re-accreditation from the Royal College of Psychiatrists. In total Cygnet Lodge Kenton met 96% of the 250 standards that services are measured against.

Adele Cottage

Cygnet Sherwood Lodge to open two new step-down services

We are pleased to announce that Cygnet Sherwood Lodge, Mansfield, will shortly be opening two brand new community-based step-down services linked to the hospital. The two new services are the two-bed Adele Cottage, just next to Cygnet Sherwood Lodge, and the Sycamores Bungalows located in Alfreton.

Reducing Restrictive Practice on PICU at Cygnet Hospital Wyke

On the 25th January 2018, Sacha Barnes, Ward Manager and Shaun Stevenson, Therapy Manager attended a Welcome Event for the Quality Network of Psychiatric Intensive Care Services (QNPICU) held at the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Cygnet Victoria House

Cygnet Victoria House gains AIMS accreditation

Congratulations to the team at Cygnet Victoria House for successfully gaining AIMS accreditation from the Royal College of Psychiatrists. AIMS (Accreditation of Inpatient Mental Health Services) is a national project developed to ensure best practice is being achieved in in-patient mental health rehabilitation services.