Telford Mind is an independent voluntary organisation affiliated to Mind the leading mental health charity in England and Wales. Below you will find links to our Policies on a range of issues. To download/open them, please click on the relevant link. The documents are in PDF format. To read them you will need to install Adobe Reader™. If you do not have it installed on your system, please follow this link – which opens in a new window – and download the Reader from the Adobe website. These Policy documents cover a wide range of issues. You are welcome to download them and print them off for future reference. Please Note: From time to time we will update Policy documents to reflect changes in best practice or legislation. Telford Mind follows a system of accountability and transparency whilst respecting the confidentiality and privacy of our clients.
The Recovery Method “Telford Mind operates its services within the framework of the ‘Recovery Model’. This means that it views service users as people who are genuinely capable of progress and growth, rather than simply seeing them as passive recipients of care, often with little hope for the future. Recovery means being committed to the user’s right to privacy, dignity, choice, fulfilment and independence…..”
Confidentiality & Access To Service Records “Telford Mind believes that every service user has a right to privacy. All Telford Mind staff have a duty to keep personal information about service users safe and confidential. Service users need to know that they can trust staff if they are discussing personal or sensitive matters with them…”
Our Quality Policy “Telford Mind works to the standards set by National Mind, ‘Quality Management in Mind’ and self assesses annually against those standards, ensuring that it meets the minimum required at level one of the standards whilst aspiring to attain the higher levels….”
Challenging Behaviour. “Telford Mind recognises that people with mental health issues present little or no risk to the personal safety of others. However in circumstances where challenging or aggressive behaviour is being demonstrated by a service user the organisation has an obligation to ensure that reasonable measures are taken to manage the situation, prevent harm and to maintain the welfare of all parties…”
Telford Mind Services Leaflet The complete list of Telford Mind Services available to you. Feel free to print off and distribute.
Counselling Service Leaflet “Telford Mind offers a Counselling Service which is provided by a mix of qualified and experienced counsellors together with some
counsellors in further training. Telford Mind counsellors are all members of BACP or similar organisations and work in accordance with the BACP ethical framework. All of our counsellors volunteer their time to Telford Mind…”