Gerry Simon Clinic

This record is classed under Learning disability, Care homes.

Service Provider NameGerry Simon Clinic
ServiceIn-patient regional low secure service for men with learning disabilities and complex health needs, some of whom may have come into contact with the criminal justice system.
Address1Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Address2Heath Lane Hospital
Address3Heath Lane
TownWest Bromwich
CountyWest Midlands
Post CodeB71 2BG
Where do they provide service from?Address as above
Telephone0121 612 8408
EmailNo email address available
Websitehttp://www.bcpft.nhs.uk/index.php
Area coveredWest Midlands Health Authority area
Who is the service for?Males aged 18-70 living in the West Midlands Regional Health Authority area who have learning disabilities and complex mental health needs and who have been diverted or transferred from the criminal justice system.
Referral routeReferrals from Consultant Psychiatrists within Community Learning Disability Teams, Probation Services, Courts, and Specialist Commissioning Team (West Midlands). Members of the admission panel screen all potential admissions. All admissions are planned.
Specific ethnic group?No
Summary of services24-hour treatment in a low-secure, hospital environment. A consultant psychiatrist leads a range of staff in caring for someone. The nurses build therapeutic relationships with a patient and involve patients in their own care planning, and make sure they are fully aware of their rights. Support includes occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, psychologists, physiotherapists and a full range of educational and recreational activities. Staff members have a range of ways to support someone towards feeling better both mentally and physically.
When are the services run?7 days a week
Time details24 hours a day
RemitThe aim is to create a secure, supportive, and caring treatment environment. This gives patients the chance to become responsible members of the community, living as independently as possible.
Chargeable service?No
Total capacity of serviceNot applicable
CQC RegisteredNot applicable
Sandwell Approved ListNot applicable
Location
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