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Mental Health & Physical Frailty Unit (Sally Sherman Ward) Newham

Sally Sherman ward is a 19 bedded mixed sex ward based at East Ham Care Centre that provides care for older adults with cognitive impairment from Newham, Tower Hamlets and Hackney who require specialist nursing care to support with challenging behaviour. 

The ward provides outstanding NHS continuing care to people who have dementia with complex holistic needs 

The multi-disciplinary team includes a consultant Psychiatrist, GP, Specialist Nursing Team, Pharmacist, Support Workers, Speech/Language Therapy, Tissue Viability Team, Activities team and Dietician. 

The environment is dementia friendly delivering single en-suite facilities and exceptional levels of cleanliness. 

The multi-disciplinary team works closely with families and carers who are engaged at every step to their loved ones journey.  

Referrals are received from Columbia Ward at Mile End Hospital.  

 A relative recently wrote “The level of care that patients receive here is extraordinary. Compassion, commitment, and dedication are the order of the day. The staff bring hope and happiness to those in need. The atmosphere is calm and relaxed and promotes much better quality of life than many had before. The confidence and contentment had as a relative was priceless.”  

 The aim is to always ensure we provide outstanding person-centered evidence-based Dementia Care  

Where services are run: East Ham Care Centre, Shrewsbury Road, Forest Gate, London, E7 8QP. 


East Ham Care Centre, 302 Shrewsbury Road,
Forest Gate,
E7 8QP
United Kingdom

Opening hours
24 hrs a day, all year round.
Telephone number
020 8475 2083

Referrals are accepted from Multidisciplinary teams via NHS Continuing Care Panel

Contact: 0208 475 2075 or 0208 475 2083