We are delighted to inform you that Greencare for Personality Disorder, Growing Better Lives Community Interest Company has won the Outstanding Contribution to Sustainability Psychiatric Team of the Year Award in the RCPsych Awards 2014.
The annual RCPsych Awards mark the highest level of achievement within psychiatry, and are designed to recognise and reward excellent practice in the field of mental health. Five members of the team were presented with their award by Dr Phil Davison, Royal College of Psychiatrist’s Lead for Sustainability, at a prestigious ceremony held at the College on 6 November.
The judges said: “The Greencare for Personality Disorder programme demonstrated really excellent environmental awareness across all aspects of the service from care delivery, reducing energy usage through to local food sourcing and using green spaces therapeutically. They also engaged both staff and patients in the service with improving sustainability and gave a high priority to improving environmental awareness.”