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Newbridge and community staff come together for a packed international study day

Eating disorders specialists from many different parts of the UK joined Newbridge House staff for a successful and stimulating international study day. Training was delivered by Norwegians Professor Finn Skårderud and Bente Sommerfeldt who explained mentalisation based treatment (MBT) and its role within eating disorders services. Often described as seeing yourself from the outside and […]

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Wholly positive CQC report praises all aspects of care at Newbridge House

Newbridge House has received an outstanding inspection report from the Care Quality Commission, which is wholly positive in every aspect. The CQC report is the result of an unannounced inspection on September 25, 2013. Newbridge House was judged to be meeting every standard assessed in the wide-ranging inspection. Professor Hubert Lacey, medical director of Newbridge […]

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New study endorses the Newbridge ‘whole person’ treatment approach

The results of a new study support the principles of the Newbridge approach, with the focus on treating the whole person, not just the anorexia. The study assessed the effectiveness of treatment when the goals were refocused from being primarily about weight gain, to quality of life issues such as mood regulation and overall social […]

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New CQC inspection praises high quality of care at Newbridge House

Care quality and planning are praised in the latest inspection of Newbridge House, which also finds key standards in recruitment, training and safety are being met. The Care Quality Commission visited Newbridge House in March, 2013 to assess five key standards. Their report includes many positive views from young people at Newbridge House and their […]

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