In all 38 people attended today. The manager of the local POhWER service attended along as did a mixture of staff from the secondary mental health service.
A representative from the local Healthwatch team also attended- she is a member of the committee which runs the service and she assists in the art session
There were two new people today and they were given a warm welcome- one person came along with a friend whilst another bravely came alone having been encouraged to try it by her Community Psychiatric Nurse (CPN)
The Art session was attended by 8 people-the usual mix of staff and those using the service supporting each other in various activities
Overall the session was relaxed and friendly and there was lots of evidence of successful social networks being created and relationships being able to be sustained by the opportunity for regular informal contact.
The cover image this week is of the Xscape building Milton Keynes.