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Broadmoor pop-up craft shop open in Ealing for Christmas

03 Dec 2013

A selection of gifts made by Broadmoor  patients for sale in the craft shop

A selection of gifts made by Broadmoor patients for sale in the craft shop

Everyone is welcome to visit the Broad Horizons Patient shop from Broadmoor which will be setting up a pop-up shop at the West London Mental Health Trust headquarters at Armstrong Way, UB2 4SA and on Tuesday 10 December 2013 from 1000 to 1500hrs. 

The non-profit making shop sells a variety of products all made by Broadmoor patients to a very high standard in their patient craft workshops. The range for sale offers handmade gifts to suit all tastes from bird boxes to teapots, silver jewellery to children’s toys and furniture, as well as leather and ceramic items. The handmade cards are also extremely popular.

Whatever the choice the gifts offer great value for money and prices start from £5 for handmade plates. All proceeds from the sales go back into funding the Broadmoor crafts programme to provide the workshop activities which aids patient rehabilitation at the hospital.

About West London Mental Health NHS Trust: 

West London Mental Health NHS Trust is one of the largest mental health trusts in the country. It provides a full range of mental health services for children, adults and older people living in the London boroughs of Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham and Hounslow, in addition to specialist and forensic mental health services, including high secure services at Broadmoor Hospital. It aims to meet the diverse needs of a local population of nearly 700,000 people and employs around 4,300 staff across 32 sites.

About Broadmoor Hospital:

Broadmoor Hospital is one of three high secure hospitals run by the NHS in England and it’s managed as part of the West London Mental Health NHS Trust. At this specialist hospital we provide assessment, treatment and care in conditions of high security for patients with mental illness and personality disorders, who represent a high degree of risk to themselves or to others.

Social interaction is very important to make sure patients remain engaged in their treatment and to prevent them from becoming withdrawn. Our services include many activities that are designed to support each patient’s recovery path – these may be educational, vocational, arts, sports or social activities.

For more information please contact:

Ann Cockerton, Communications Manager
Tel: 020 8354 8325