Our Approach

Person-centred care pathways enabling genuine co-production of idiosyncratic plans

Developing relationships is key to successful engagement in therapeutic programmes and our MDT prioritise getting to know the person in our care through formal and informal assessments and activities.

Our staff will support individuals to orientate to their environments and personalise living spaces as a tool to engagement and will encourage a daily routine and sleep plan to aid wellness.

  • Offer innovative mental healthcare to young people and adults
  • Recognise individuals and the stories behind their experiences
  • Adopt a strengths model: Inviting genuine collaboration and co-production
  • Provide meaningful recovery-focussed care and interventions
  • Constantly strive to offer the least restrictive; most person-centred care and treatment
  • Work towards independence and safe discharge
Our Approach

Our Organisational Values

We uphold a strong set of organisational values and have a clear strategy for improving the care to people with additional needs and mental health concerns reflected in our strategic aims.

V Vision

E Equality

S Steps

T Thrive

I Innovation

G Growth

E Embark

  • Vision -

    A new vision in healthcare.

  • Equality -

    Equal treatment of both Mental health and autism whilst respecting individuals regardless of age, race, sexual orientation, religion or belief, disability and gender.

  • Steps -

    Our model of care incorporates several phases which includes therapy, education, living skills, employment and community participation as well as encouraging and supporting young people with understanding of physical and sexual health and the importance of healthy relationships.

  • Thrive -

    Using evidence-based tools and our own published research to demonstrate our new vision of healthcare really enhances the life and well-being of the people we support by enabling them to achieve key life milestones.

  • Innovation -

    We aim not only to be a specialist provider in our field but also a research-based institute where opportunities for interacting with the rest of the world within our field is a key area of our growth and development, we will lead on new technology interventions that not only enhance the care and treatment we provide but will also improve on integrated working with our key stakeholders to further develop our service provision.

  • Growth -

    We will remain in a constant state of flux where we develop a new kind of workforce where staff will have and be trained in new skills giving them opportunity to develop in their careers, we will grow our services based on the individuals that we provide care and treatment too as well as ensure they are financially viable for the future.

  • Embark -

    We believe in people and in the value of relationships enabling our people in our care to move beyond mental health services, into the wider community and to engage in meaningful occupation, vocation, education friendships and relationships as well as improved mental health.

The Care Pathway

The model of care informs a structured, person-centred care pathway where collaborative care enables genuine co-production of idiosyncratic plans of care. These individualised plans support people in our care to achieve their recovery and wellness goals and aspirations in the context of evidence-based care and interventions.

Boundaried therapeutic relationships underpin all interactions and interventions and provide a secure base for learning, development and recovery. All care and interventions are evidence-based, needs-led and individualised to ensure specific packages of care are delivered within a structured and time-limited care pathway.

The pathway is phased, it is flexible and allows for movement forwards and revision of previous phases as required by the individual to ensure optimal effectiveness of interventions offered.

  • Structured, person-centred care pathway
  • Phased approach to care; safety & stabilisation-therapeutic focus-crisis & relapse planning-self-management
  • Formulation-driven, structured, time-limited interventions
  • Flexible; allowing for movement forwards and revision of previous phases
  • Evidence-based
  • Needs-led, individualised care

Months 1-3:

  • Admission
  • MDT Assessment
  • Safety
  • Engagement
  • Discharge Aspirations
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Months 3-9

  • MDT Review
  • Collaborative Care Planning
  • Develop Recovery-Focused
  • Opportunities
  • Therapy
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Month 9-12:

  • MDT Review
  • Support Relapse Prevention/Self-Management
  • Social Inclusion
  • Therapy
  • Follow on Planning
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Months 12-18

  • MDT Review
  • Review personal goals
  • Self-Meds/Self-Management
  • Ending Interventions
  • Discharge
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Our Outcomes

Our aim is to engage in genuine collaboration and co-production, recognising individuals strengths and inviting and including users of Vestige healthcare services, carers and family to contribute to the care process and service developments. We are committed to recovery-focussed care and interventions.

Our multi-disciplinary focus is on increased independence and self-management through a strengths and needs-led pathway and Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Nurses, Support Staff and Occupational Therapists work closely with statutory and voluntary services throughout the care journey to achieve safe discharge.

Our Team

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  • HoNOS
  • ORS / CORS
  • SDQ
  • APES
  • HADS
  • Self-report
  • HoNOSca
  • Recovery Star
  • CGAS
  • Becks Depression Inventory
  • PHQ
  • Psychotherapy File