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
Patient, Cardiology Department, Bishop Auckland Hospital