Our service users are made up of men who have:
- Treatment-resistant psychosis such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder
- Challenging behaviour and/or significant history of risk to self and/or others
- HIV related and other organic psychosis when the psychotic is predominant
- Learning disability or personality disorder as a secondary diagnosis rather than primary diagnosis
- Secondary diagnosis of dual diagnosis such as psychosis and substance misuse
- Often complex medical co-morbidity
- Significant impairments in social function including evidence of decline in functioning, poor engagement with care teams, poor adherence to medication, frequent relapse/ readmission (usually 2 or more admissions in one year) and/or poor social networks
We accept referrals from:
- Acute adult mental-health units
- Psychiatric intensive care units
- Low secure units
- Medium secure units
- All men detained under the Mental Health Act, Parts 2 and 3: including Sections 2, 3, 37, 37/41, 48/49.
We also work with the Ministry of Justice, and the Criminal Justice Service.