Riverdale Grange, Sheffield
Riverdale Grange is a specialist eating disorder centre for the treatment of young people aged 13 to 18 year and over 18 years. Riverdale Grange provides high quality care, led by an experienced consultant Psychiatrist and delivered by a team with clinical expertise with an emphasis on the therapeutic relationship within a welcoming healing environment.
Eating disorders are a serious, potentially life threatening problem that requires specialist care and attention. First recognised more than 125 years ago Anorexia Nervosa is still not fully understood and is distressing for sufferers and their families alike. Our understanding of Anorexia Nervosa has improved over the years, with increasing success at specialist inpatient centres which are becoming more effective in weight restoration, however, they are disruptive to the adolescent’s family, social and educational life, and so relapses can occur. Getting better is not just about putting on weight again. That is why The Maudsley family-based outpatient treatment has been shown to be a good alternative model to costly inpatient or day hospital programs. Food plays a central role in all our lives and it is not unusual for us to have an emotional connection with what we eat.
At times we might change the types or amounts of food we eat, this may be for ethical reasons, to improve health or due to a lifestyle change. When some people experience difficult emotions they sometimes use food to help them to manage these feelings. For some people this might be referred to as 'comfort eating' for others this can develop and dominate their life. When under stress or upset others may lose their appetite causing them to eat less for a short time. However, it is when the relationship with food becomes the main way of dealing with difficulties that things become more damaging.
This may involve restricting food, binge eating, purging after eating or over exercising to compensate for what’s been eaten. Eating disorders don't usually develop from one cause; they are often due to a number of events or pressures that are hard to cope with. Other factors include low self-esteem, relationship difficulties, bereavement, academic pressure and emotional, physical or sexual abuse. Such events cause the person to feel bad about themselves and the difficulties are then internalised. This leads t
Detailed Business Information
- Previous Names
- 14/07/1995 - IMCO (2095) LIMITED
- SIC Code
- 86101 - Hospital activities
- Date of Incorporation
- Company Type
- Private Limited Company
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