As part of our women’s mental health pathway, Fenwick is a specialist low secure, 10 bed service for the rehabilitation of older women with mental illness.
A Quality Network for Forensic Mental Health Services (QNF MHS) accredited service and the first provider to be awarded RAID centre of excellence, Fenwick has been designed specifically for older women with serious ongoing, complex mental illness, who are typically treatment resistant.
Problem behaviours are likely to include:
Our focus for older women is to achieve active rehabilitation through targeted psychological therapies.
As part of this, we have developed a unique psychosocial manualised treatment programme which has been tailored to meet the specific needs of women through gender specific and gender sensitive adaptations.
Over 35 hours of tailored therapy per week are offered in addition to core psychological therapy such a dialectical behvaiour therapy (DBT), psychiatry, physiotherapy and education, interventions include: