Thoresby is a specialist medium secure service for men with a learning disability, who may exhibit behaviours that challenge and struggle to cope with routine challenges in life.
People referred will have a history of challenging or risk behaviours, and are detained under the Mental Health Act. These individuals may have identifiable mental health difficulties, in particular; affective disorders, adjustment and separation-related disorders, and psychotic illnesses.
Thoresby can accept male patients:
Patients are focused on four key areas of functioning:
Core practices include;
As a specialist service, the extensive in house multidisciplinary team (MDT) has received training specifically in supporting individuals with learning disability and, as a minimum, will understand:
Our ultimate objective is to help our patients feel safe enough to learn new ways of behaving, develop new skills and reduce risk behaviours to a level where they can move towards community living.
For those requiring bespoke packages of care Winslow may provide a suitable solution.