How health psychology helps people with learning disabilities

Health Psychologists apply their knowledge of psychology, the latest research and interventions to promote general good health and well-being and to understand physical illness.  They promote healthier lifestyles and try to find ways to encourage people to improve their health.  They also use their skills to improve healthcare…

Understanding the difference between mental health issues and learning disabilities

Yet understanding exactly what the issue is marks the first step towards personalised treatment strategies that recognise the enormous complexity of mental illness and the uniqueness of every patient. The same goes for learning disabilities, an area that shares certain characteristics, such as, channels for diagnosis and management,…

Cooking and independence at the Huntercombe Centre Birmingham

So many people enjoy cooking delicious meals. At Huntercombe Centre Birmingham patients are using the brand new kitchen to do just that. Curries, cottage pies and Caribbean food are just some of the dishes patients are cooking up in the newly refurbished kitchen at Huntercombe’s centre in Birmingham….