Our Philosophy Of Care
We recognise that our patients have often experienced significant traumatic events and distress in their lives.
We believe that each individual has the potential for recovery, personal growth and an improved quality of life.
Therefore, we endeavour to deliver Trauma Informed Care within a Trauma Informed Environment.
Our Service Is Underpinned By The Following Guiding Principles Of Trauma Informed Approach:
Trustworthiness and Transparency
Collaboration and Mutuality
Empowerment, voice and choice
We Achieve This Through:
Effective Multi-disciplinary Team (MDT) working
Effective implementation of MDT standards and Care Programme Approach (CPA)
Individual care planning with the patient’s involvement (My Shared Pathway)
Collaborative risk assessment and risk management plans with patient involvement
High staffing ratio
Appropriate staff skill mix
Safe and therapeutic environment
Family and Carer involvement
Use of Evidence Based Treatments
In-reach and Out-reach service where appropriate