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Cygnet Hospital Derby

100 City Gate, London Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE24 8WZ

Gender: Mixed

Beds: 50

Cygnet Hospital Derby provides low secure and mental health rehabilitation care based on the Recovery Model. Our integrated male care pathway includes Litchurch Ward, our low secure ward, and the Wyvern Unit, our mental health rehabilitation service. Alvaston Ward, our specialist female personality disorder service, is one of the leading services of its kind in the East and West Midlands.

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.

“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 Cygnet Hospital Derby was given an excellent 87% score in its 2020 review by the Quality Network for Forensic Mental Health Services.

Services at Cygnet Hospital Derby

  • Alvaston Ward – Female Low Secure Personality Disorder – 16 beds
  • Litchurch Ward – Male Low Secure Mental Health & Dual Diagnosis – 15 beds
  • Wyvern Ward – Male High Dependency Inpatient Rehabilitation- 19 beds

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Cygnet Hospital Derby in the news


2022 Cygnet Calendar Competition Winners Announced!

In April we launched the 2022 Cygnet Health Care Calendar Competition and asked our service users and residents from across the country to submit their paintings, drawings, photographs and arts & crafts projects to be featured.

National Service User Awards Logo

Good luck to our finalists in the National Service User Awards 2020

With less than one week to go until the final of National Service User Awards 2020 we'd like to wish the best of luck to the seven service user led projects from or in conjunction with Cygnet Health Care services that have been shortlisted as finalists for this year's awards.


Cygnet Hospital Derby in the gallery


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