Our reaction to the Isle of Wight NHS Trust CQC report:
Stephen Smith-Trask, Managing Director for Richmond Fellowship (south) said:
“Richmond Fellowship is aware of the recently published CQC report on the Isle of Wight Trust. We also acknowledge the decision of Karen Baker to step down from her role and welcome the trust’s commitment to work towards improving service provision for people on the island.
“Richmond Fellowship provides a number of services on the Isle of Wight and is proud to work alongside a range of partners, including our colleagues in the NHS, in order to ensure we are providing the very best mental health services for people on the Isle of Wight.
We have exciting plans in place to bring new services onto the island in 2017 and look forward to continuing our support to make recovery reality for people living with mental ill health on the Isle of Wight.”
Notes to editors:
Richmond Fellowship services on the Isle of Wight (formerly provided by My Time)
Richmond Fellowship provides a number of services on the Isle of Wight:
- Quay House Recovery Centre – A community support centre funded by the CCG and Age UK to support people to increase their social skills and support low level mental health needs.
- Community based service – offering one to one support to people with mental health problems, supporting them in maintaining their housing, attending appointments and managing their finances and benefits.
- Reablement – a joint project with the NHS to support people with high level mental health needs to reintegrate into the community following a stay in hospital.