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Individual - you will be at the centre of your care and support

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The Trust puts patients first, and supports the principle of:

‘Nothing about me without me’

The Trust is committed to a collaborative approach that places the person at the centre of their care and support. Initiatives to support this include:

  • The Care Programme Approach for people with mental health problems
  • Health Action Planning and Person-Centred planning for people with a learning disability
  • Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP)


Our Trust Values include: We put our patients at the centre of everything we do

Patients can expect:

  • safe effective care which aids wellbeing
  • care which promotes hope and dignity
  • compassion at the heart of your care
  • treatment as an individual without judgement 


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It is important that individuals are supported to make decisions that are right for them.  It is a collaborative process through which a clinician supports a patient to reach a decision about their treatment.

Read more about shared decision making from NHS England

Help, advice and information from MIND the Mental Health Charity 

Information about
Learning Disability Services at Derbyshire Healthcare Foundation Trust

NHS Choices aims to give you information to help you choose the right service or treatment for you 

Visit our Recovery and Wellbeing Centre to find more resources that might be helpful