AFTER WINTER : A Real Life Schizophrenia Treatment Story

Video

An insightful, and moving story, following Quentin on his journey through teens to adult life following a psychotic episode, his assessment of schizophrenia, and his ultimate recovery. Quentin states three things that helped him; 1, medication; 2, friends & family support; and 3) a great medical team. Worth watching. Enjoy!

Thorpe Park, here we come!

News

We’re taking a number of patients for a trip to Thorpe Park on Tuesday 18th June… it’ll be a fantastic day out and we’re hoping the weather’s kind to us. We’ll have an update after the event… watch this space!

New dietician joins our team…

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We all know how important maintaining a balanced diet is and how much it can influence our physical and mental wellbeing. We’re placing even more emphasis on this and delighted to have Karen Ullian, a specialist dietician, join our team. Karen has experience within the mental health care sector and has insight into the challenges faced by the kitchen, staff …

Smoking Cessation…

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Back in autumn 2018 we created a committee in order to lead the SCIH Smoke Free Project. Information was given to patients and staff members regarding the reduction of smoking breaks, the extra support groups and the Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) available.  Several events took place facilitated by the committee where information was shared with patients and staff regarding the …

Learning Disabilities

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We are delighted to announce that we are expanding our care pathway to include LD provisions for male patients aged 18 to 65 years with Mild – Moderate learning disabilities with mental illness and co-morbid ADHD and / or ASD. The Multi-disciplinary Team (MDT) will be led by one of our Consultant Psychiatrists with experience and expertise in Psychiatry of …

My Recovery Journey

Case Studies

‘My Recovery Journey’ looks at John’s* personal journey of recovery from mental illness at the Shrewsbury Court Independent Hospital. On the 16th March 2017, John* attended the South East Coast recovery and outcomes group. The group involved past and present service users, as well as service providers. The theme of the group session was, ‘Providing better services for service users,’ …