Our integrated HD care pathway provides unique environments for unique needs
Our HD units are bright, spacious and offer accessible accomodation with fit-for-purpose furniture and equipment.
At St Andrew's we have created safe, comfortable, structured but flexible units for our HD patients, providing a homely environment which optimises independence, quality of life, respect and choice.
We are also able to admit patients to secure facilities where appropriate.
Rose Ward: a 17-bed medium secure male unit within the Neuropsychiatry pathway.
Tallis Ward: a 14-bed admission ward within the Neuropsychiatry pathway, for highly challenging patients requiring stabilisation and assessment.
Allitsen High Dependency HD Ward: a 5-bed locked admission unit for males with challenging and complex behavioural and physical healthcare needs.
Walton HD Ward: a 14-bed male assessment unit designed to support on-going therapy and active care, to help patients maintain and preserve function, including a quiet room for de-escalation.
Allitsen HD Ward: a 9-bed ward focusing on Neuro-palliation for males with deteriorating cognitive, behavioural and physical health, to optimise quality of life.
Harper HD Ward: an 11-bed ward focusing on Neuro-palliation for females with deteriorating cognitive, behavioural and physical health, to optimise quality of life.
Our services at a glance
We provide tailored pathways focusing on three core treatment components; neuropsychiatry, cognitive deficits and physical / motor deficits, including:
- in-patient service for adults aged 18+ at any stage of HD
- adapted environments and specialist equipment
- admission for full and comprehensive time-limited assessments
- highly specialised HD professionals form ward-based MDTs
- specialist input including Dieticians, GP and podiatry
- ability to manage complex and challenging behaviour
- HD active care wards designed to maximise functional ability
- gender specific neuro-palliation wards
- therapies and activites to enhance patient quality of life
- secure services for forensic admissions
- dedicated social workers to support placement transitions
- Harper HD unit voted 'Ward of the Year' 2014/15
*St Andrew's Healthcare awards