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.
A low secure 10 bed ward for girls aged 13 - 18 with complex mental health needs.
The unit focuses on the core therapeutic aims of assessing, diagnosing and treating and reducing the symptoms of their mental health condition, particularly any risk behaviours.
In addition to this it importantly addresses the young person’s ongoing personal development in terms of their ability to:
Arts and crafts in the Activity Room
Handmade ward name
Above the door of Willow ward
World class care under one roof
Entrance to St Andrew's College
Spacious and bright Therapies room
Colorful Sensory room
Inside sports hall and facilities
Branch Out cafe
Music room and instruments
Relaxed family visiting rooms
The Tranquility courtyard
Outside all weather sports pitch
Girls aged 13 - 18 on admission who:
Delivered by a full time, on-site multidisciplinary team (MDT), patients will benefit from our therapy programmes, specially adapted for the needs of vulnerable young girls:
Discharge is considered at admission and our clinical and social work teams work with appropriate case managers to support a transition.