Ayr Clinic’s Recovery College is facilitated and run by key members of our dedicated staff team:
Calum Fraser, Ward Manager
Calum provides clinical management and leadership of the full nursing team on the ward. This includes being a highly visible role model and mentor, as well as overseeing and maintaining the highest standards of nursing care. Calum also acts as a senior clinical member of the team, providing advice and support from a nursing perspective, and overseeing and holding responsibility for the ward environment and its resources. In his spare time, Calum enjoys travelling, motorsport, and learning the ukulele.
Morven Jennow, Occupational Therapist
Morven is an occupational therapist at Ayr Clinic. Morven is new to the clinic and has worked here since graduating from university, helping patients to set individual goals, learn new skills, and integrate back into the community. Morven is dedicated to motivating our patients and adding purpose to their daily life through meaningful activity.
Eileen Campbell, Senior Technical Instructor
Eileen is the senior technical instructor within our occupational therapy department. She has worked at Ayr Clinic since 2012, starting in the clinic and then moving to The Gatehouse in 2015. As part of the occupational therapy department, she works with patients to increase and promote independent living skills, structure and routine, through engagement in meaningful activity. She also supports patients to consider vocational and educational opportunities within the community setting. Eileen regularly engages with the public and third sector organisations, and seeks to build strong links with the wider community. In her spare time, Eileen enjoys attending music events, walking her dog, and being creative.
Other members of the Recovery College team include:
- Victoria McInulty, Lead Nurse
- Claire Mckenzie-Sime, Occupational Therapist
- Michelle McGinley, Occupational Therapy Assistant
Patient feedback received from OT department
The Occupational Therapy department within the Ayr Clinic offers a range of meaningful activities to improve patient’s quality of life, develop skills, and increase motivation and engagement. This is facilitated in a variety of ways to meet the needs of different patients.
Discussing our car valeting group, one patient stated "I like having a job and helping out – it makes me feel proud and allows me to learn new skills".