Visualisation can improve your mood

Mental health from the other side

Mental Health Day Hospital

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I was a nurse at an amazing Mental Health Day Hospital (DH) where patients were actively involved in planning a timetable of evidence-based therapeutic activities to support them in their recovery before being discharged as an in-patient.

It wasn’t a drop-in centre. Ward patients were referred by their Consultant and attended the DH normally for a period of 12 weeks. Part of the programme was that patients had to agree to attend their chosen groups. Once admitted, they would spend time with their named nurse (who oversaw their care at the DH) and together choose therapies and activities that would best suit their needs.

Their named nurse would attend their weekly multidisciplinary ward round to hand over documented patient progress. The multidisciplinary team (which includes the patient) would at some point decide the patient was well enough to be discharged from the ward…

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The writer is born

The writer is born

With A Little Help From My Friends (by the Beatles)

Living with Head/Brain Injury (TBI)

I get by with A Little Help From My Friends

You know who you are
+ especially,
“the nurse”

PS
I get high on wine-gums these days

Shared by “totally unmusical” c

“Information and Inspiration Distributer, Incorrigible Encourager and People-builder” *

* not bridges (thank goodness)!

Well my family and friends say I’m “safest” just writing and sharing
Still

Driven to share, uplift, encourage and (perhaps even) inspire

PPS
Oh well if I can’t do much else well, at least I can hopefully put a smile on your “dials”

smile dial

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With A Little Help From My Friends (by the Beatles)

Living with Head/Brain Injury (TBI)

I get by with A Little Help From My Friends

You know who you are
+ especially,
“the nurse”

PS
I get high on wine-gums these days

Shared by “totally unmusical” c

“Information and Inspiration Distributer, Incorrigible Encourager and People-builder” *

* not bridges (thank goodness)!

Well my family and friends say I’m “safest” just writing and sharing
Still

Driven to share, uplift, encourage and (perhaps even) inspire

PPS
Oh well if I can’t do much else well, at least I can hopefully put a smile on your “dials”

smile dial

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Both sides now (by Joni Mitchell)

Living With Head (Brain) Injury

CLOUD sitting-on-a-cloud

picture from https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2019/05/05/seeing-through-a-cloud-3/

from my “filing system to rescue me from sheer utter chaos” – thanks “”Big G”

https://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C1PRFI_enNZ827NZ828&ei=pVwdXdnIBMborQGf1JHoDA&q=seeing+through+a+cloud+craig+lock+&oq=seeing+through+a+cloud+craig+lock+&gs_l=psy-ab.12..33i160l3.18010.37216..39014…1.0..0.461.5994.0j8j14j1j2……0….1..gws-wiz…….33i10.Os78KtXqXkU

http://www.inspiringvideo.wordpress.com

and

http://www.writencreate.wordpress.com

“Don’t spend your days stringing and tuning your instrument; start making and playing your unique tunes of music right now.”

from

https://writencreate.wordpress.com/2019/06/28/the-wind-beneath-my-wings-2/

pictures  (below) from

and

www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com

makororifirst-light151-1-1-1

Shared by “totally unmusical” c

“Information and Inspiration Distributer, Incorrigible Encourager and People-builder” *

* not bridges (thank goodness)!

Well my family and friends say I’m “safest” just writing and sharing

Psss

“Keep your face to the sunshine and you’ll never see the shadows”

from http://www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com

SHARE, INFORM, IMPACT, UPLIFT, IGNITE, ENCOURAGE and (perhaps even) INSPIRE

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“The Nurse”