We offer neurobehavioural rehabilitation within a medium secure environment for men with a range of neurological conditions.
Led by a dual-trained Consultant Forensic Neuropsychiatrist, we are able to treat patients neurological and general mental health issues.
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Tailored therapy approaches for patients with complex neurological conditions
To be effective, psychological therapies for patients with neurological conditions need to be adapted for cognitive defects. This film looks at how patients have progressed through the care pathway using programmes such as Life Minus Violence and Sex Offender Treatment Programme which have been adapted for cognitive defects.
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Who we care for
Men aged 18-65 with neurological conditions including:
- brain injury
- Huntington’s disease
- early onset dementia
We use a bio-psychosocial approach and focus on medical and psychological treatment, environmental management, behavioural and cognitive rehabilitation and vocational opportunities.
We pride ourselves on managing the most complex cases and jointly treat the neurological condition and any co-morbid mental issues.
Tailored therapies adapted for cognitive defects
Delivered by a full time, on-site MDT, patients will benefit from our therapy programmes, specially adapted for patients with cognitive defects:
- Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
- Adapted Sex Offender Treatment Group
- Violence Reduction Programme
We exceed the recommended 25 hours of meaningful activity.
Facilities on the unit
Located within William Wake House, our specialist neuropsychiatry service has:
- modern bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms
- therapy areas e.g. crafts, information technology (IT) skills, kitchens and vocational rehabilitation
- a fitness suite, which incorporates a large gym, multi-gym and a physiotherapy treatment area
- a large enclosed courtyard and garden
- a child and family visitor room
- a multi-faith room
- swimming pool
- cafe with outside seating area
- GP and dental care.
Discharge is considered at admission and our clinical and social work teams work with appropriate case managers to support a transition, usually to low secure services.