This is where you can find out about what’s new in CWP CAMHS for parents and carers.

 

Our response to the Francis Report

You may have read recently about an investigation into complaints and poor treatment of patients who attended a hospital in Mid Staffordshire.  The report is called the Francis report. Robert Francis QC, Chairman of the inquiry, made a number of …

Our new team name is…..West Cheshire 0-16 CAMHS!

Following the joining up of West Cheshire 0-16 CAMHS and Primary CAMHS services we asked for your feedback on whether we needed to change our team name.  The votes have now been counted and…. The results are: 1st – West Cheshire …

Eating Disorder Awareness Week – 11th to 17th February 2013

Eating disorders awareness week is happening from Monday 11th February 2013 to Sunday 17th February 2013 This week aims to raise awareness of eating disorders and provide support for people affected by this. Have you or anybody close to you suffered from …

CWP work with the Richmond Fellowship to highlight the “5 Ways to Wellbeing”

During the summer holidays Cheshire CAMHS and CWP Inpatient Service at Pine Lodge took part in a project to create five short animations to highlight the “5 Ways to Wellbeing”.    This was a joint project with the Richmond Fellowship and gave young people …

What is Self Harm?

The phrase self harm is used to describe a range of things that people do to themselves in a deliberate and sometimes hidden way and it can involve: cutting,  burning,  scalding, banging or scratching ones’ own body, breaking bones, hair pulling, …

Christmas is nearly here!

Christmas can be an exciting time, but for some children with learning disabilities, who thrive on routine and predictability, the festive season can trigger disruption and an increase in challenging behaviour. Top Tips for Parents ‘PLAN’ the school holidays, especially Christmas …

New joint CAMHS Team launched in West Cheshire!

In May 2012, West Cheshire 0-16 CAMHS and West Primary CAMHS teams joined up their services to provide a more accessible and seamless service for families and young people.  West Cheshire CAMHS will be holding a ‘launch’ day on 21st March 2013 …