We are delighted to introduce Jackie Kelly, Clinical Services Manager at Brighton & Hove Clinic. Brighton & Hove Clinic provides a CAMHS Tier 4 Eating
Traditionally and in usual times residents at Stanley House and Bowley Court have seen the New Year in with fireworks and a party, but this
Elysium’s Patient Advice and Liaison Support service work to support and advise young people, parents and carers regarding questions, queries and discuss ward matters to support their needs.
It’s inspiring when patients want to be actively involved in both their care and the everyday decisions around the business of running a hospital. After all, inclusion is defined as ‘the state of being included or being made a part of something’ and the recent recruitment drive for a new Consultant Neuropsychiatrist at The Avalon Centre helped to make sense of the way inclusion works in practice.
When does alcohol use become a problem? Has your drinking increased since the lockdown? Leon Standing, Therapist at Elysium Private Health Brighton, discusses coronavirus and alcohol addiction.
Exercise in an outdoor space that involves interaction with other people can be sociable and good fun so when that first goal is scored or a ball is caught, there is a real sense of achievement and an increase in wellbeing. Trials in 2016 found that people exercising outdoors reported higher feelings of wellbeing, and lower feelings of stress or anxiety than those who exercised indoors.
Laura Nicholls, lead speech and language therapist at The Bridge Neurological Care Centre in Middlesbrough, reflects on the rehabilitative journey of her patient Angela on regaining some normality following a lengthy admission in intensive care.
At the start of July artist Maria Hayes arrived at The Avalon Centre to begin her work on the recovery tree which soon took on a life of its own. A mystical, beautiful form of a tree that encompasses all four seasons swiftly appeared and looked as though it were swaying and spreading branches across the dining room wall.