St Andrew’s Healthcare provides low and medium secure Tier 4 CAMHS inpatient services, with the objective of enabling young people to live well and to their full potential in the least restrictive environment possible.
A medium secure forensic service for boys aged 13 to 18 with developmental disabilities/autism.
The ethos of our Acorn ward is one of promoting recovery through boundaries, positive role modelling and solution focused therapies.
Boys aged 13 -18 on admission who:
Delivered by a full time, on-site multidisciplinary team (MDT), patients will benefit from our therapy programmes, specially adapted for the needs of vulnerable young boys:
Discharge is considered at admission and our clinical and social work teams work with appropriate case managers to support a transition.