Inclusive Award

For an individual who continually demonstrates our Trust Value of Inclusive, always including and considering others.

Dr Shajahan Mohomad Ismail

Based at Northcroft, Dr Shajahan Mohomad Ismail is described as “one of the most helpful and inclusive consultants”, treating everyone he meets with dignity and respect.

Dr Ismail is a keen listener and always makes staff feel like they are important. During an incident at Northcroft, he was quick to respond and was decisive with his actions, going out of his way to check on staff members and speak to them all to offer support.

He is always keen to pass on knowledge and teach at every available opportunity, which is very much appreciated by all staff.

Beresford Dawkins

As Community Development Lead, Beresford Dawkins exudes the qualities of inclusivity in a consistent manner. He ensures all communities across Birmingham and Solihull are equally valued and understood.

He has made significant contributions to the community in his time at the Trust, a few examples include his innovative approach to his work in secure care settings, working with Syrian refugees, supporting our Black African-Caribbean communities in the Elder’s Project and much more.

There is an energy about Beresford that is infectious, and his team feel privileged to work with such an inspirational person.

Beresford is also the host of a weekly mental health radio show called ‘What Shape Are You In?’ that broadcasts to ~18,000 listeners each week. This community radio station exists to challenge mental health stigmas by discussing a wide array of topics such as suicide prevention, substance misuse, prostate cancer, menopause, health inequalities, mental health research and much more.

Dalvinder Kaur-Kelly

Working in our Psychological Therapies Department at Reaside, Dalvinder Kaur-Kelly consistently goes above and beyond to sure the welfare and the rights of our service users is at the forefront of our service delivery.

She sensitively questions people to understand their cultural, spiritual, and holistic care needs.

Noticing there was a deficit in spaces to come together as a clinic, Dalvinder now heads the Reaside Events Committee which celebrates and brings awareness to various events across the world. Last year she hosted a World Mental Health Day, Black History Month, Diwali, and a Christmas party. She works incredibly hard to celebrate diverse cultures and is always interested in hearing the perspectives of people from all backgrounds.

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