Local Quarterly Meetings 2010 / 2011

‘Individual psychotherapy in PICU’
Dr. Nick Kitson, consultant psychiatrist, considers the place of psychotherapy in secure settings

‘Recovery and engagement – who will hear me?’
Sue Hayward, Clinical Nurse Specialist, and Joe Ayres, OT and Art Therapy Lead from West London Mental Health NHS Trust, describe the challenges of engaging service users in recovery in a high secure unit and offer strategies for improving recovery and engagement applicable across all secure care settings

‘Safeguarding adults’
Alan Metherall, NAPICU Treasurer, provides an update on safeguarding issues, and considers mechanisms for ensuring adult care in secure settings protects service user’s rights and freedoms