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Shoreditch Ward

A 14-bedded ward for male patients only, with mild or moderate learning disabilities who need support under the Mental Health Act in secure settings.

The service is integrated with the mainstream secure services that the Trust provides.

Users have access to all the facilities at the John Howard Centre, such as the gym, film-shows and specialist therapy areas. Our service is commissioned through NHS England Specialist Commissioning.

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12 Kenworthy Road
E9 5TD
United Kingdom

Opening hours
24 hour unit
Telephone number
020 8510 2145

All inpatients have a thorough assessment of their care needs and risk. This leads to the development of a comprehensive treatment plan and a tailored rehabilitation programme focusing on their individuals specific needs .

As well stabilising symptoms of mental illness, patients can access occupational and arts therapies, psychological interventions including substance misuse treatment and a range of medical services including regimes of therapeutic medication and the delivery of enhanced physical health care packages.

Each patient’s progress is managed by the clinical team utilising the Care Programme Approach which is based on a Recovery Model.

The ward has a multi-disciplinary team including mental health nurses, clinical support workers, clinical psychologists, a consultant psychiatrist and medical staff.