Welcome to South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Our Trust provides mental health, learning disability and specialist children's services across South Staffordshire and mental health and learning disability services in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Powys. We also provide some services on a wider regional, or national basis.
People using local mental health services will be taking part in a tennis tournament at Stafford Manor High School on Tuesday 1 September.
Tennis is one of the sports offered to people using South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust’s mental health services to help boost their physical and mental wellbeing. The Trust has an active Sports Club which organises a range of different activities.
A group of patients have been attending Baseline Tennis on a weekly basis and have got on so well they felt ready to challenge some of the other members of the club to a tournament. The Mayor of Stafford, Peter Jones, will be attending with Mayoress Joy Jones and Mr David Kidney has agreed to present medals to the participants.Read more ...
One of the region’s leading voices on Assistive Technology will be speaking at a Digital Strategy event being held as part of SSSFT’s AGM on Thursday 10th September 2015.
Jim Ellam, who works for Staffordshire County Council as Commissioning Manager and Assistive Technology Project Lead within their Older People and Market Development Commissioning Team, will be sharing examples of technology currently being used within In-patient and community settings and carer support. He will also discuss public expectations and how this might impact on developing new ways of working. Jim said: “I am committed to supporting people to live independently, exercising choice and control over their lives and supporting those who provide care.”Read more ...
South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust will be holding its Annual Members Meeting on Wednesday 9 September 2015 at the Learning Centre, St George’s Hospital, Stafford.
The Annual Members’ Meeting is for all Members of the Trust, and you can join on the night if you want to, it is free. This meeting provides an opportunity for Members to meet the Governor Members as well as Trust Directors, and find out more about the work of the organisation which provides mental health and learning disability services in South Staffordshire and Shropshire, as well as specialist children’s services in South Staffordshire. Read more ...
Those living with dementia and their carers are being reminded that Creating a Song and Dance (for You) will resume in September.
Creating a Song and Dance allows service users in the community and their carers a chance to meet and socialise with others and engage in an activity with their partner or loved one in a safe and supportive environment, rekindling interests and connections.
Sessions are free and will commence in Cannock on Tuesday 15 September 1.30pm at St Barnabas Church Community Centre, Hampton Street, WS11 3AW and on Monday 21 September at Walton Village Hall 1.30pm, Green Gore Lane, Walton on Hill, Stafford ST10 0LD .
There will be a focus on preventing falls on 1 September 2015 at the George Bryan Centre in Tamworth.
Staff, service users and carers will be working on their lower limb strength (which improves balance and reduces falls) and attempting to create a George Bryan Centre Cycling Record – as close to the world record of 1km in 56.303 seconds as they can. Read more ...