Women's Mental Health - low secure

Moor Green is a 15-bed low secure recovery orientated service focused on independent skill development and transition to community living. Our patients are supported through a comprehensive timetable of therapeutic, occupational and recreational sessions, alongside their clinical treatment and rehabilitation based on their individual interests and needs.

Positive risk taking is encouraged and managed through a personalised approach between the patient and their clinical team.


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Therapy room on Moor Green ward

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Day area overlooking outside space

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An en-suite bedroom on Moor Green

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Workbridge, our vocational workshop

Admission criteria

Moor Green provides a therapeutic environment for women aged over 18 whose behaviours are likely to include:

  • self-harm
  • self-neglect
  • fire-setting
  • suicidal behaviour
  • violence to others
  • substance abuse
  • non-compliance with prescribed medication
  • severe problems in interpersonal relations

Treatment and care

Moor Green uses a psychosocial, relational and recovery model of care.

The psychosocial treatment programme includes ‘RAID (Reinforce Appropriate, Implode Disruptive)’, CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy), DBT (dialectic behaviour therapy) and other evidenced-based approaches.

A comprehensive assessment of each person's need will be undertaken to create a care pathway which will address social, physical, intellectual and mental health needs within a specific and measurable care plan, regularly collated and reviewed through the CPA framework.

More information

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Next steps

Discharge is considered at admission and our clinical and social work teams work with appropriate case managers to support a transition.

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