Testimonials

  • We are delighted to┬áconfirm our status as a GOLD provider to Dorset County for Adult Social Care provision.

  • Terri I just want to thank your for all the work you do. As I'm fully aware that you have a large work load . But you still find time to help staff with work & personal issues. It's thanks to you & Sinead that I feel I can do my best work for clients in the knowledge that just as I support clients I know that when I've needed it I've been supported by you. Thanks for being there . Your a great mentor. (Staff member)

  • Thank you for copying me into this email. I'm so pleased to hear about his voluntary work, as it's something he's been wanting to go back to doing for so long now. Please can you pass on my thanks to the team for working with him so successfully and helping him to achieve his outcomes. (Social Worker)

  • Thanks for yesterday. We all thought the meeting went well and we were impressed with UKSLS understanding of challenging behaviour and plans to resolve difficult situations. (Family)

  • It was great to see the high standard of accommodation and care that N enjoys. (Social Worker)



 

Five Steps To Mental Well Being


http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/pages/improve-mental-wellbeing.aspx

We can all take steps to improve our mental health

http://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/our-work/world-mental-health-day/world-mental-health-day-2015/

 

Lets all show we care

Every year – on 10 October – we join together in shining the spotlight on a particular aspect of mental ill health. The theme for 2015 is Dignity in Mental Health.

The problem

One in four adults and one in ten children are likely to have a mental health problem in any given year. This can have a profound impact on the lives of tens of millions of people in the UK, and can affect their ability to sustain relationships, work, or just get through the day.

But an ill-informed and damaging attitude among some people exists around mental health that can make it difficult for some to seek help. It is estimated that only about a quarter of people with a mental health problem in the UK receive ongoing treatment, leaving the majority of people grappling with mental health issues on their own, seeking help or information, and dependent on the informal support of family, friends or colleagues.

How can we challenge this?

We are confronting this stigma through facts. Facts that help us understand patterns of mental health problems, their causes and solutions. Facts that help us break down barriers in seeking help and support. We have produced an updated Fundamental Facts with the aim of distributing it to the widest audience possible.

What is long-term answer?

At the heart of Fundamental Facts is a focus on prevention, because the best way to deal with a crisis is to prevent it from happening in the first place. For example, by providing the right information, guidance and support in childhood and adolescence, the chances of developing mental health problems can be reduced for millions of people over a lifetime.

This focus on prevention is in part about what we can all do to safeguard our wellbeing, but is also about tackling the social and economic inequalities that can lead to a higher prevalence of mental health problems.

How can you help?

This October please help us by sharing Fundamental Facts on social media with family, friends and colleagues.

We believe that effectively supporting people experiencing mental health problems is on target to become one of the greatest public health challenges of our time. Stigmatising and discriminatory treatment can be particularly distressing when a person is experiencing a health crisis.

We all have mental health and by failing to treat people with mental health problems with dignity we make it more difficult to ensure that everyone takes steps to safeguard their wellbeing and to seek help, as it can lead to self-stigma, low confidence, low self-esteem, withdrawal and social isolation

We have vacancies now for Community Access specialists working in the community across Dorset and Hampshire.

Call today for more information!

01202 331 731

email us at the address below with your CV:

info@ uk supported living.co.uk

 

At UKSLS we couldn’t agree more, that’s why we utilise IPADs and our CORP technology removing 90% of the paper recording that existed 18 months ago!

http://www.carehome.co.uk/news/article.cfm/id/1571394/Care-homes-use-of-paper-records-makes-staff-work-overtime

Care home staff are still using paper records and spending time at the end of their shift updating them, according to a recent survey.

Out of 103 care workers surveyed by mobile management systems supplier Advanced Health & Care, the majority (85 per cent) said they need the help of technology to do their jobs efficiently but do not have it.

According to the survey, staff from big as well as small care homes reported working over their regular hours to leave a paper trail, that would have taken less time if mobile technology such as mobile patient management systems were installed.