You Made a Difference team award winners - October 2016

16 December 2016
The quarterly team winners of the You Made a Difference award for October was the Control & Restraint Security Team for the way they handle what are at times difficult situations.

The team, who work for the Trust under contract by Indigo, provide a round-the-clock service to the Trust and work closely with the Trust Shift Facilities Manager and with the nursing and clinical teams.

The Control & Restraint/Security team with their You Made a Difference award They provide a physical intervention service for challenging patients and it is in this regard that award was given. An extract from the winning nomination said: “Peter and his team have overseen the safe handling and care of a patient requiring regular restraint and support during her therapeutic intervention within our mental health services.

“The team have worked alongside the nursing and medical teams to provide safe, kind and excellent care to this individual.

“This has been over an extended period which is above and beyond the role of the team involved. This has required tremendous skill, sensitivity and compassion, and has been an enormous help to the clinical team.”