12 Aug

Apply for the Full Monty Award

If you’ve introduced (or adapted) all 75 ideas, please send us:

1. your action planning (or ‘benchmarking’) chart, with each (relevant) idea ticked off and notes alongside any where something particularly exciting has been developed.


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2. answers to the questions in this application form:

> Click here to complete the application form (opens in new window)

3. a report – as brief or long as you like! This is the really interesting part for us, as it invariably reveals innovations and amazingness way beyond anything that we’ve managed to come up with. And often staff mention these almost in passing, as they regard them as ‘simply good practice’ whereas they’re actually extraordinary and deserve to be highlighted and warmly enthused over by us.

> Click here to write your report (opens in new window)



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You might be wondering – what difference does Star Wards actually make to mental health wards? It’s a question we continuously ask ourselves, to make sure that we are having a positive impact. Well, we have over 800 wards signed up to receive our resources and, in the past, we have had Star Wards independently evaluated. A micro-summary of what our users have said is that wards who tried Star Wards ideas had:

This is not about us, it is about people like you. These improvements are down to your hard work. And you can check our newsletters for wards doing amazing things right now. So we are told we do help you make a difference – and we want to get better and be here to help you in the future. So, join up, join in and let us know your wonderful ideas – and if you can donate to us or fundraise for us, we would be delighted to hear from you. Thank you for all you do.