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Our annual reports summarise findings from review visits conducted each year.

  • August 2018
  • June 2018

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Unfortunately due to the current COVID-19 virus situation all scheduled AIMS Rehab events have been cancelled. This includes this year's Annual Forum and peer-reviewer training sessions.


AIMS Rehab Annual forum 17 May 2018:

Developing a quality network for mental health rehabilitation services

The third AIMS Rehab Annual Forum was held on Thursday 17 May 2018.

The day was attended by 129 rehab professionals and included a keynote speech from Professor Helen Killaspy, Consultant Psychiatrist and Chair of the AIMS Rehab Advisory Group, a network update from the AIMS Rehab project team and eight workshops for members throughout the day.

Click here to download the programme from the day.

If you would like a reminder of the day or were unable to attend, below you will find all the presentations from the day. Please click on the title of the presentation to download.

Keynote Speech

Getting Our House in Order - Convincing others of the ongoing need for mental health rehabilitation services

Prof Helen Killaspy

Workshop 1

Placement Efficiency Programme - Ensure care quality at the best value

Sara Poutney, Matthew  Hodges, Jane Hannon

Workshop 2

From Institution to Enablement: The Sheffield Story

Julie Smalley, Maha Barlow

Workshop 3

The Role of Peer Support

Donna Bradford, Adam Partridge, Charlotte Smith, Darcy Woods

Workshop 4

The changing landscape of mental health rehabilitation-challenges faced adapting to recent guidance

Hilton Vera, Julie Cummins

Workshop 5

A Whole Team Approach: Through a Process of  Self-Review

Stephen Jones, Dr Ehab Morgan

Workshop 6

A mindfulness group intervention for patients with severe symptoms of psychosis

Maria Antypa, Ute Liersch

Workshop 7

Is Co-Dependency in Families a Potential Barrier to Service User Recovery and a Good Relationship With Professionals?

Veronica Kamerling

Workshop 8

Creating an Enabling Environment for Staff and Patients on a Rehab Ward

Rowland Woodward, Anna Cook

Project Team Update

AIMS Rehab Project Team Update

Eleanor Parker, Conor Booker

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