Sandwell Council House reception will be closed from 1pm on Tuesday 21 May
The main reception at Sandwell Council House, Oldbury, will be closed from 1pm on Tuesday 21 May due to Annual Council.
The reception will re-open as normal at 9am on Wednesday 22 May. Access council services online →
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.
Referrals 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?
Summary of services
24-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
24 hours a day
The 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.
Total capacity of service
Sandwell Approved List
Inclusion in this directory does not imply that Sandwell Council endorses the organisations and no responsibility is assumed for the information in their entries or their services. For terms and disclaimer see below. Directory last updated December 2017.