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"The team have found the process of accreditation a real
learning curve and we are now more aware of having to evidence all
our practice. The team are thrilled at gaining accreditation,
and it's a real tribute to the team and their commitment to the
- Clinical Team Leader - accredited QNLD member
"[AIMS is] one of the most satisfying and rewarding things
I've ever been involved with in my 25 years as a Service User, as
it has such positive effects for care provision, so it's a real
pleasure to be part of it."
- Service User Reviewer and Accreditation Committee
"The ability to network with others involved in mental
health care is invaluable. There is always so much to learn, and
every visit is different."
- Professional Reviewer
What is AIMS?AIMS is a
standards-based accreditation programme designed to improve
the quality of care in inpatient mental health wards.
Through a comprehensive process of review, we identify and
acknowledge high standards of organisation and patient care, and
support other services to achieve these.
Accreditation assures staff, service users and carers,
commissioners and regulators of the quality of the service being
AIMS accredits acute and assessment/triage wards for working-age
adults, wards for older people, psychiatric intensive care units,
inpatient learning disability services, inpatient rehabilitation
units, adult inpatient eating disorder units and care for
young people on adult wards.
AIMS is an initiative of the College Centre for Quality
Information about the value and importance of joining AIMS.
Click here for more information about AIMS, or to sign up.
If you have any questions, or need more information, then
please contact one of the team.
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Membership / accreditation status
AIMS-WA / AIMS-AT
For more information on QNLD /
AIMS-LD, please visit the new website.