We are a 22 bed acute admission ward offering assessment and treatment if you are, or are deemed to be, experiencing acute mental illness and your risks cannot be managed safely in the community.
Following your assessment, if you need to be admitted then a formal request for admission is made to the crisis team.
Our service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
You are admitted to the ward for anything from a few days to a few weeks. We adopt a multi-disciplinary approach which includes nursing, medical, occupational therapy and psychology staff who all work closely with you to ensure your needs are met and that your stay is as short as possible.
You have a review each week with the team and this can include your family member, carer or advocate. Your community nurse is involved in your care while you are on the ward and maintains contact with you throughout your stay.
Hellesdon HospitalDrayton High RoadNorwichNR6 5BE
Call us on 01603 421630
DepressionBipolar affective disorderSchizophreniaAcute anxietySignificant thoughts of self-harmSuicidal thoughtsFeeling unsafe
With your consent, relatives and carers are involved in your care and are invited to attend your weekly review meeting. Discharge planning is done in consultation with your family or carer.