News and events

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

  • August 2018
  • June 2018

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Peer reviewer training

This is a great opportunity to train to become a peer or lead reviewer for AIMS Rehab. As a peer reviewer not only will you be part of another services quality improvement process, you will also be able to take your experience and learning's back to your own ward. CPD certificates are available for attending our training sessions and peer-reviews.

2019 Peer Reviewer Training Dates:


    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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