• FDAP (Federation of Drug and Alcohol Practitioners)
  • The Charities Forum
  • Alcohol Health Alliance
  • NCVO (National Council for Voluntary Organisations)


  • Investors in People
  • Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2017: Brink Café awarded highly for bar of the year
  • Merseyside Independent Business Awards 2017 - Shortlisted for the community impact award

Annual Reports & Accounts

Care Quality Commission Reports


Summary of findings

  • Safe management of clients’ admission predicated on sufficient medical cover
  • Comprehensive and clear assessments of drug and alcohol use
  • Care plans which were found to be: person-centred; holistic; individualised; specific to clients’ needs; and regularly updated
  • Well thought through and carefully monitored use of patient group directions, based on reasonable and pragmatic criteria
  • Individualised care plans on discharge, evidencing the recovery focus of the service
  • Exit plans, signed off by the clients themselves.

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Summary of findings

  • There were safe and consistent staffing levels
  • The service promoted the importance of physical health
  • The service had good links with the local community and other organisations

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