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Spencer Ward – Women’s Low Secure

Gender: Female

Age: 18+

Beds: 15

Spencer Ward at Cygnet Hospital Sheffield is a 15 bed in patient service providing assessment and treatment for women with mental disorders. Treatment is aimed at identification and management of needs rather than just a particular diagnosis. We are dedicated to providing gender sensitive care and treatment for women detained under the Mental Health Act. Spencer Ward is the only female low secure unit in South Yorkshire.

On Spencer Ward, our service users are at the heart of everything we do. We believe that every woman has the potential for recovery, personal growth and an improved quality of life.

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Our service is underpinned by the following guiding principles:

  1. Empowerment
  2. Involvement
  3. Patient centred care
  4. Evidence based practice
  5. Team work

Cygnet Hospital Sheffield is located close to Sheffield city centre, and a wealth ofcommunity and transport facilities.

Some wonderful bookfolding art created by a service user on Spencer Ward
Some wonderful bookfolding art created by a service user on Spencer Ward

Key elements of our service provision:

  • Effective MDT working
  • Effective implementation of the CPA approach
  • Individual care planning with service user involvement
  • Collaborative risk assessment and risk management with service user involvement
  • Close working with local NHS England Specialist Commissioning Team
  • Family and carer involvement

Through the above we aim to promote adjustment, prevent relapse and enhance the likelihood of successful reintegration into the community.

Our Facilities:

  • En-suite bedrooms
  • Large communal lounge
  • Separate dining area
  • ADL kitchen
  • Activities room
  • Quiet room / library
  • De-stimulus room
  • Dedicated child and family visiting area available

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