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Investing in Children

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Investing in Children (IiC) is a UK initiative that promotes the human rights of children and young people.

The Investing in Children Membership Award™ Scheme recognises and celebrates examples of imaginative and inclusive practice with children and young people.

The Children's Occupational Therapy Service have been awarded the "Investing in Children Membership Award", which celebrates dialogue between children and the services they engage in, in order to bring about positive change and improvements. The award identified that the Children's Occupational Therapy Service "promote positive reinforcement, are interactive, and focussed on the needs and interests of the children and young people" and highlighted the importance the team placed on engaging with children and young people "as equals and listening and responding to their voice".

'I would like to thank all the staff for my treatment and their professionalism.'

Patient, Cardiology Department, Bishop Auckland Hospital