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Significant reduction in out of city locked rehabilitation placements
The Care Quality Commission’s recently published report, the State of Care in Mental Health Services, raises concerns about service users in locked mental health rehabilitation wards, often situated a long way from their homes resulting in isolation from friends and families. This is not the reality for Sheffield mental health service users as over the past five years, we have transformed mental health rehabilitation care in the city.
Woodland View Garden Party
Residents, families and staff came together last Sunday to enjoy Woodland View Nursing Home's Annual Garden Party.
No more face down restraint
We are proud to report that we are leading the way nationally in eliminating the use of face down restraint on our in-patient wards.
Service users and staff came together last week to celebrate Eid Mubarak at the Michael Carlisle Centre. The event was organised by Naghat Basharat (EPIC Worker) and the Occupational Therapy Department. The refreshments were generously donated by the local South Asian community.
Conference tackles mental health stigma
Sheffield hosted its first South Asian Mental Health Conference on 29 April at the Pakistani Muslin Centre. The free event was organised by Nighat Basharat, EPIC Link Worker with the support of Sheffield Health & Social Care NHS Foundation Trust (SHSC) and the Pakistani Muslim Centre.
Dementia Activity Fun Day
SHSC staff joined with Places for People Leisure for an activity day for people with dementia at the Graves Health and Sports Centre in Sheffield. The event was held to mark Move More Month and to highlight the positive, beneficial impact of physical activity.
Trust programme wins ‘most effective use of diversity’ award
SHSC staff are celebrating after our programme to promote and improve equality, diversity and inclusion for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic staff won the ‘most effective use of diversity to strengthen governance, recruitment or promotion’ category at the Healthcare People Management Association (HPMA) Excellence in HRM Awards 2017.
Facilities Staff Scale New Heights
A group of intrepid adventurers from our Facilities Directorate took on the challenge of climbing Helvellyn in the Lake District on Saturday 17 June.
International Showing for Artworks
Artworks from residents at Woodland View, a residential nursing home for people living with dementia, will be going on show in Sheffield Cathedral next month - and then Detroit in the United States.