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Meal preparation and social eating support is effective, audit shows

An audit of meal preparation and social eating sessions at Newbridge has shown a consistent improvement for participants. The Newbridge occupational therapy (OT) team run a range of sessions to support meal preparation and social eating. Using a graded approach, young people begin by preparing simple meals, then progress to main meals (according to age […]

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Newbridge is rated outstanding by the CQC for the second time

We have been rated outstanding for the second time following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in June this year. Newbridge House was already one of a very small number of services rated as outstanding, received an outstanding rating in 2016. Only 2.7 per cent of mental health services inspected by the CQC […]

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Professor Janet Treasure delivers ‘tour de force’ 11th Masterclass

Professor Janet Treasure led a ‘tour de force’ 11th Newbridge Masterclass for delegates from eating disorders services across the UK and Ireland. The focus of the Masterclass was on collaborative care, exploring the formulation of eating disorders and carer self-management approaches. Professor Treasure is internationally recognised for her work at the Maudsley Hospital and King’s […]

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Professor Janet Treasure to lead 11th Newbridge Masterclass on collaborative care in eating disorders

Professor Janet Treasure will lead the 11th Newbridge House Masterclass on July 17, with a day focused on collaborative care in eating disorders. Internationally recognised and widely published, Professor Treasure has authored more than 600 scientific articles and in 2012, was awarded an OBE for her work. Her Masterclass programme will begin by examining social […]

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Newbridge speakers lead a range of sessions at international conference

Newbridge House specialists are playing a key role leading lectures and discussions at a prestigious eating disorders conference. The 5th Eating Disorders International Conference (EDIC) is taking place at Imperial College London on March 28 and 29, hosted by the national charity Beat. Specialists from Newbridge House are featured throughout the programme, with themes encompassing: […]

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Coping with Christmas: our specialists provide advice and guidance

PREPARATION It may be helpful to begin by acknowledging how different members of the family feel about Christmas including their fears, concerns and hopes. For a person with an eating disorder, there may be raised anxiety about the abundance of rich food during Christmas, the Christmas meal itself and the need to eat together with […]

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Newbridge’s unique support for families highlighted at national conference

Newbridge specialists gave a very well received presentation on Working with families at a national eating disorders conference. Organised by the charity Beat, the two-day conference was entitled Eating disorders: support for the frontline and considered the complex challenges faced by affected individuals, their families and the professionals treating them. Newbridge House was represented by […]

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Newbridge’s tenth Masterclass with Great Ormond Street expert will focus on feeding and intergenerational disorders

Newbridge House’s tenth Masterclass will focus on feeding and intergenerational disorders, led by a leading Great Ormond Street Hospital clinical psychologist. Dr Rachel Bryant-Waugh’s Masterclass will address two main topics: Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) and challenges to child feeding behaviours in the context of maternal eating disorders. The full day educational event will take […]

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