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A medium secure acute admissions ward for men with complex needs, challenging behavior and a forensic history aged between 18 and 65 years old.
Edgbaston is a 15 bed ward for men who require assessment and treatment of mental illness. Patients are often transferred from prison, high secure services and other medium secure services to have their condition stabilised, before either returning to complete their sentence or to remain in hospital care.
Patients may have more than one mental health diagnosis including functional/ organic psychosis, personality disorder and substance misuse problems.
Because of the benefit of our location we can step patients down to low secure services on site making a safer transition.
Males aged 18 to 65 years old experiencing mental health problems including :
These criteria are a guide for assessing suitability. Each patient will be individually assessed by our dedicated team.
Within our programme:
Discharge is considered at admission and our clinical and social work teams work with appropriate case managers to support a transition into low secure services. We have a range of options based in Northampton, Birmingham and Essex.