Specialist acute assessment and treatment in-patient service to adults with a learning disability and additional complex health needs. These needs can include autistic spectrum disorders, behaviour problems, and mental health difficulties.
Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Heath Lane Hospital
Where do they provide service from?
Address as above
0121 612 8424 or 0121 612 8427 during office hours or 0121 612 8400 outside of office hours
Adults both male and female with learning disability and additional complex health needs. Separate facilities are available for female patients.
Referrals from someones consultant psychiatrist or care manager
Specific ethnic group?
Summary of services
People are admitted into Penrose under the care of a Consultant Learning Disabilities Psychiatrist, and are looked after by a team of nurses. A multi-disciplinary team of specialist health staff are able to provide a range of assessments and interventions. Specialist psychologists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, and speech and language therapists are all part of the multidisciplinary team. The team works with people in order to identify and meet their individual treatment needs. The aim is to support people to move back into the community as soon as possible. Individuals are fully involved in planning their care and discharge.
When are the services run?
7 days a week
24 hours a day
Total capacity of service
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