30 Jul

Benefits of taking part

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A recent survey of members which found that benefits of taking part have included:

Increased activities (88%)

Improved atmosphere (85%)

Increased patient satisfaction (83%)

Increased staff:patient contact (82%)

Improved team working (74%)

Improved ward environment (72%)

Decrease in violence (63%)

Read our most recent impact report:

And we were equally delighted to read comments such as:

“A massive impact, activities to meet individual needs 7 days a week.”

“Happier staff, less incidents,  happier patients, community feel to the ward.”

“Better staff dynamics. A happier more optimistic environment for all.”

“Staff feeling that they are actually doing the work that they trained to do”

Membership is free for all NHS wards, thanks to generous support from charitable trusts.

We look forward to welcoming you to the dynamic, generous Star Wards’ community!

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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.