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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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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Newbridge experts speak at eating disorders awareness conference

Newbridge experts speak at eating disorders awareness conference Specialists from Newbridge spoke at a conference established to raise awareness of eating disorders. Newbridge House Clinical Manager, Rachel Matthews and Senior Dietitian, Samantha Grigg, chaired a session titled: Are healthy eating messages in the media putting young people at risk of eating disorders? The conference, which […]

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Newbridge’s unique programme to improve self-esteem presented at national conference

An innovative new approach to improving self-esteem developed at Newbridge will be presented at a national conference. Assistant Psychologist Hannah Biney will describe the Newbridge self-esteem programme and initial results which show consistent improvements for all patients. Her presentation will be to the Children and Young People Eating Disorders Research Consortium on May 12 at […]

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