Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust was formed in
April 2002 as one of only five mental health and social care
NHS organisations in the country.
We offer a wide spectrum of mental health, social care and
wellbeing services to meet the needs of adults of working age
and older adults in Manchester. The Trust provides inpatient care
from sites at North Manchester General Hospital and Wythenshawe
We also provide care for those service users still living at
home, through our 10 Community Mental Health Teams (CMHTs) based
throughout the city which provide assessment, care and support for
working age and older adults with mental health
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To improve and enhance mental and physical health and wellbeing,
facilitate personal fulfilment and help people to make a positive
contribution to their communities.
To improve people's life chances and independence by providing
an innovative mix of mental health, health and wellbeing and social
care services delivered through effective partnerships.
Truthfulness Maintaining an honest and open
dialogue with staff and service users to ensure that we provide
best advice and integrated care solutions that respond to specific
Respect Valuing people - service users, staff
and partners - respecting their dignity and seeking to deliver
appropriate care and services tailored to the individual.
Understanding An ongoing commitment to research
and development; to continuously extend our knowledge and skills,
so that the latest teaching and practice are at the heart of our
Standards Setting the highest standards of
professionalism, safety, security and confidentiality in all that
Togetherness A commitment to partnership so
that services can be fully integrated to reflect the needs of
service users, carers and communities.
Anti Stigma Campaign
Everyone in the Trust is working hard to tackle the stigma that
can sometimes surround mental illness, and as part of this campaign
we created the video here as part of our drive to become a
Foundation Trust. The messages aim to debunk some of the myths that
can surround mental illness.