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Closed 05/05/2019

9%
£140
raised of £1,500 target by 5 supporters

    Weʼve raised £140 to Help fund Star Wards

    Grimsby
    Funded on Sunday, 5th May 2019

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    Why is Starwards important for North East Lincolnshire and NAViGO?

    Many will know that mental health services in Grimsby have changed dramatically since 2006 when Starwards was introduced to the inpatient wards at Diana princess of Wales Hospital. Over the years as services developed it moved to the Harrison House Site.

    We are familiar services to the local people, often the first place people turn to in any sort of crisis but also offering a 24/7hr service. 1:3 people will have a mental health problem in their lifetime and for us its so important that we offer the best service that we can and one that we would want our families to use. Star Wards is much loved by patients and staff who, have used it to transform care. The money raised will be used to improve life for people on inpatients wards – both staff and patients and to support the small charity www.starwards.org.uk

    You might be wondering – what difference does Star Wards actually make to mental health wards? It’s a question we continuously ask ourselves, to make sure that we are having a positive impact. Well, we have over 800 wards signed up to receive our resources and, in the past, we have had Star Wards independently evaluated. A micro-summary of what our users have said is that wards who tried Star Wards ideas had:

    Increased activities for patients in 88%

    Increased patient satisfaction in 77%

    Decrease in aggression in 60%

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      5

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Feb 6, 2019

        Best wishes and safe landings!

      • Natalie Taylor

        Natalie Taylor

        Jan 17, 2019

        Good luck!! Such a great cause xxx

        £20.00

      • Brittney Nainoca

        Brittney Nainoca

        Jan 15, 2019

        Well done! All the best cuz xo

        £10.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Jan 5, 2019

        Love Star Wards and great to help it!

        £50.00

      • Ben Farman

        Ben Farman

        Jan 5, 2019

        £10.00

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      Acute mental health staff are braving a skydive in May to help raise funds for Star Wards; a charity which helps increase the activities for mental health inpatient wards.

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