Cygnet Hospital Derby provides high quality low secure and locked rehabilitation care based on the Recovery Model. Our integrated male care pathway includes Litchurch Ward, our low secure ward, and the Wyvern Unit, our locked rehabilitation ward. Alvaston Ward, our specialist female personality disorder service, is one of the leading services of its kind in the East and West Midlands.
The Therapy Service at Cygnet Hospital Derby comprises of a Senior Occupational Therapist, Basic Grade Occupational Therapist, Therapy Assistant, Male & Female Social Worker, in addition to the Lead Clinical Psychologist and Assistant Psychologist.
We encourage people to adopt a healthy lifestyle and become independent as soon as they can. As well as their own en-suite bedroom, service users have access to external secure courtyards, and therapy and leisure facilities, including a fully equipped gym, art room, IT classroom and therapy kitchen, which contribute to a comprehensive package of care. Cygnet Hospital Derby is built to low secure specifications.
Our food is prepared by our two rosette head chef Nick Poole. Nick liaises with our service users on a monthly basis in order to produce a healthy and seasonal menu based on local produce. View Nick's lunch and tea menus for the next few months.
Following an assessment visit by a peer review team April 2015 Cygnet Hospital Derby was given an excellent 95% score in the 3rd annual review by the Quality Network for Forensic Mental Health Services.
The hospital achieved 100% ratings in 7 of the 11 areas assessed, these were, ‘Admission’, 'Physical Healthcare', 'Discharge', ‘Physical Security’, 'Relational Security', 'Procedural Security' and ‘Workforce’. The two services that were assessed were the low secure men’s unit on Litchurch Ward and the low secure personality disorder service for women on Alvaston Ward.