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.
We offer specialist care for young people with learning disability (LD) and/or autistic spectrum disorder (ASD), caring for the full range of co-morbid mental health problems and accompanying challenging behaviours.
Our primary aim is to help to prepare young people with LD to live and learn in the least restrictive setting.
Welcome to FitzRoy House
Spacious open plan living area
Ward based arts and activities room
Modern bright dining room
Space to chill out
Entrance to St Andrew's College
Spacious Therapies room
Colourful Sensory room
Sports hall and sports equipment
The Branch Out cafe
Music room and instruments
Family visiting rooms
The Tranquility garden
All weather sports area
Above the door of Fern ward
Girls aged 13 - 18 on admission who:
Starting on admission each young person has a comprehensive assessment informing diagnosis and care planning.
Treatment is formulation-led, describing and explaining the young person’s difficulties as well as their key strengths. This allows for the development of holistic intervention plans covering:
There is an MDT therapeutic timetable that runs alongside the education curriculum. This includes group and individual sessions. Personalisation is core to the programme considering the young person’s interests, preferences, level of functioning and needs. Therapy may include:
Discharge is considered at admission and our clinical and social work teams work with appropriate case managers to support a transition.