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Useful Resources

Health & Well Being

CMATS & MSK Physiotherapy Service

The CMATS & MSK Physiotherapy Service have developed an online resource page for patients to access.

Patients can access this information by clicking the link below and find useful resources and information for patients, and also contains a link to the MSK Physio Self-Referral Form.

http://www.powysthb.wales.nhs.uk/musculo-skeletal-service

SilverCloud in Powys

What is SilverCloud?

SilverCloud is a new exciting online solution that provides a broad range of programmes based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). It offers an online course with support to empower you to develop skills to manage your psychological wellbeing with more confidence, from the convenience of your own location and in your own time.

What is CBT?

CBT is a psychological therapy that works on the relationships between thoughts (cognitions), behaviours and feelings. CBT teaches you how to recognise and tackle problems here and now, rather than in the past. It has been widely studied and has been proven to work especially on depression and anxiety.

Support

Once you have set up your online account and started the therapy, you will receive regular reviews every 2 weeks, by your SilverCloud Supporter, for up to 12 weeks (6 reviews in total)

Upon registration and after every two-week review, you will be required to answer a series of questions as part of your therapy.

Your SilverCloud Supporter will offer administrative and technical support as well as ongoing encouragement throughout your therapy. Should you require clinical advice, please contact your referring healthcare professional.

The programme is built up of a number of programmes and modules selected for you personally that you can complete at your own pace. The guided time frame for completion is 12 weeks, but you will have access to the platform for a total of 12 months from the date of registration. One of the main benefits of SilverCloud is that you can dip in and out as much or as little as you feel is suitable. The programme is very easy to use, and the use of interactive tools makes your experience interesting and motivational.

There is also an app that can be downloaded on to any smart device.

How to be referred into the service

If you, or someone you know, is aged 16 years or above and would like to be referred into the service, this can be done in 3 different ways:

1. Standard Service

Contact your GP or healthcare professional – they can sign you up to SilverCloud directly. Further details are available here (.pdf, 395KB).

2. Blended Service

If you would like a little extra support with your Silvercloud programme, ask your GP or healthcare professional about our Blended Service. Further details are available here (.pdf, 393KB).

3. Self-referral

If you think that SilverCloud is suitable for you, but don’t want to contact your GP or healthcare professional, visit the SilverCloud website at https://nhswales.silvercloudhealth.com/signup/ and have a look at what SilverCloud can offer. Further details are available here:

Further Information

Any enquiries about SilverCloud, please contact the SilverCloud Team

Telephone: 01874 712 428
Email to Silver.Cloud@wales.nhs.uk

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