We share clean air – Easy Read Leaflet

This leaflet tells you why the Trust is smokefree, and what support is available to stop smoking.

What is Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT)? – Patient information leaflet

Cognitive Analytic Therapy (also known as CAT) is a talking therapy that mainly focuses on the way we relate to ourselves and to other people. It can help with a wide range of difficulties, for example, experiencing depression, anxiety or low self-esteem; feeling repeatedly let down, hurt or rejected; doing things that are harmful or self defeating as a way to stop feeling overwhelmed by strong feelings.

We share clean air

These resources will tell you about the benefits of giving up smoking, key facts about smoking, what smokefree means for patients, carers, staff and visitors, electronic cigarettes and support you can get to stop smoking.

What does engagement and observation mean to me?

A leaflet about engagement and observation which is used by your care team to help us keep you and others safe and well. Everybody on an inpatient ward is nursed on one of four levels of observation.

Winter Wellness

If you are struggling with your mental wellbeing, you should seek help as soon as you can. There are a number of specialist services that provide treatment, including counselling and other talking therapy services. This booklet and poster signposts to sources help of support. For printed copies of the leaflets and poster email [email protected]

Welcome Guide – Older people’s and dementia care inpatient services

This pack provides you with information that you will find useful during your stay. It tells you about the staff, the ward, the treatments and therapies available to you. Covers Akenside, Castleside, Cleadon, Hauxley, Marsden, Mowbray, Oakwood, Roker, Ruskin and Woodhorn

What happens next

Information leaflet for patients on what happens next. The team and patient have together agreed will work with the each other to help manage and resolve their mental health crisis. Together they will do this by involving the patient and their family, friends, carers (with patients consent) in working out what needs to happen next.