Therapeutic Activities and Socialisation of patients in Rehabilitation

Organisation : NHS Lothian - Craiglea Ward, Royal Edinburgh Hospital
Grant Amount : £ 2,100

The purpose of the grant is to support the opportunities for therapeutic activities and socialisation for adults within Craiglea Ward. Craiglea ward is a 25 bedded mental health rehabilitation ward. The grant will help with the aim of enabling individual’s ability to develop and maintain social / therapeutic relationships and develop interests / hobbies that will support them out of hospital. The development and maintainance of social relationships is a crucial part of an individual’s recovery adding to an individual’s sense of wellbeing as well as fostering therapeutic and positive relationships between staff and patients and amongst the patient group. This has positive benefits in helping individuals to stay well on discharge and in providing a welcoming and friendlier climate within the ward.