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 3 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.
“When I came to Cygnet Hospital the staff were so friendly and supported me when I was low…I had a say on my Care Plans and I was happy with them…Cygnet Hospital Derby is a friendly environment and caring. I treat is as my home because it is homely and a safe place.”Service user
Quality Network for Mental Health Services
Following an assessment visit by a peer review team April 2016 Cygnet Hospital Derby was given an excellent 88% score in the 4th annual review by the Quality Network for Forensic Mental Health Services.
The hospital achieved 100% ratings in 3 of the 11 areas assessed, these were, ‘Physical 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.