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Mental health charities’ Big Conversation with the people we support ends

Richmond Fellowship has finished its ‘Big Conversation’ with the people who use its services as part of plans to give individuals greater opportunity to get more actively involved in the organisation. The national mental health charity and its partners wanted to find out from people what they think about creating opportunities for them to get […]

Tree-planting ceremony to celebrate new Leicestershire crisis house

National mental health charity Richmond Fellowship and Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust have celebrated the first three months of Box Tree Farm, a six-bedded house for local people who are experiencing distress in their mental health. Box Tree Farm opened in Ratby in March following an investment by Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust of £600,000. Since opening, the […]

95% of people using our services would recommend Richmond Fellowship to others

95% of people using our services would recommend Richmond Fellowship to friends and family, according to our latest satisfaction survey. Regular feedback from the people we support helps us to continually improve our services – this is the fourth time we’ve organised the survey. A summary of the results called Listening and Learning has been produced and highlights where […]

Mental health charities launch Big Conversation to discuss working with people as equal partners

Richmond Fellowship is having a ‘Big Conversation’ with the people who use its services as part of plans to give individuals greater opportunity to get more actively involved in the organisation. The newly formed group of Richmond Fellowship, 2Care, CAN, Croftlands Trust and My Time, is currently working together on a joint strategy to truly […]

New partnership with Aquarius will help people with mental health and substance misuse problems

National mental health charity Richmond Fellowship and Midlands-based substance misuse support charity Aquarius are joining forces. The two charities are entering into a formal partnership which will enable them to strengthen and improve the services they can offer to support people with mental health and substance misuse problems.

Home Secretary launches Richmond Fellowship’s place of safety pilot

Home Secretary Theresa May has officially launched Richmond Fellowship’s pilot scheme to trial an alternative ‘place of safety’ to police custody for individuals in mental distress. It’s the first time a voluntary sector provider is working in partnership with the NHS and police to provide an alternative place of safety to give a better experience […]

Richmond Fellowship’s Winston House scores good for CQC

Our team at Winston House succeeded in impressing inspectors following a recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) visit. Winston House, a residential scheme for 25 adults in Cambridge, was awarded ‘Good’ across the board following the unannounced inspection in November. Under the new inspection regime just introduced by CQC the service was rated on whether it was […]

Richmond Fellowship launches new crisis services in Leicestershire

Richmond Fellowship and Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) are pleased to announce new services for people in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland who are experiencing a mental health crisis. A telephone helpline, 0808 800 3302, offers support with urgent mental health needs. It is free from most mobile networks and is open between 2pm and 1.30am, […]