Cygnet Hospital Stevenage

Graveley Road, Stevenage, Herts, SG1 4YS

Cygnet Hospital Stevenage offers a range of secure mental health services for men and women in a purpose-built therapeutic environment where the focus is on maximising positive outcomes and recovery. A range of therapies supports the care pathway towards independent living.

Cygnet Hospital Stevenage provides a comprehensive psychological assessment and therapy programme across its four secure wards. Our psychologists are trained in a variety of psychological assessments and therapeutic models, allowing them to offer a personalised package of assessment and therapies to service users.

We offer specialist diagnostic assessments for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ADOS) and Personality Disorders (IPDE and PCL-R). The therapies offered include Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Substance Misuse Programme, Fire Setting Intervention Programme for Mentally Disordered Offenders (FIP-MO) and Sex Offender Treatment Programme for Mentally disordered Offenders (SOTP-MO). The psychology team offers a range of individual therapies such as Cognitive Behavioural and Cognitive Analytical Therapy, Schema focused and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

Stevenage (55)

Care is provided within a medium secure perimeter. Inside the hospital, everyone has an individual en-suite bedroom and there is outdoor space available for all. There are also a range of additional facilities including a vocational cafe, large indoor gym hall, multi-gym, outdoors football pitch and garden area.

The vocational cafe at Cygnet Hospital Stevenage.

The aim at Stevenage is to help people learn how to manage their mental health and reinforce their daily living skills, helping to prepare for independent life.

Services at Cygnet Hospital Stevenage

  • Pattison Ward – Women’s Medium Secure – 14 beds
  • Tiffany Ward – Women’s Low Secure Mental Health – 15 beds
  • Orchid Ward – Women’s Acute Inpatient (Detained patients only) – 14 beds
  • Peplau Ward – Men’s Medium Secure – 14 beds
  • Saunders Ward – Men’s Low Secure Mental Health – 15 beds
  • Chamberlain Ward – Men’s Acute Inpatient (Detained patients only) – 14 beds

Cygnet Hospital Stevenage in the news

Women In Secure Mental Health Conference

On 20th February 2018 Cygnet Hospital Stevenage hosted a free educational event for mental health professionals entitled: “Women In Secure Mental Health Settings – Assessment, Management and Treatment”. The event, which was held at BMA House in London, was attended by over 100 mental health professionals and was well received by those who attended.

Dr Tim Exworthy

Dr Tim Exworthy joins the team at Cygnet Hospital Stevenage

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Tim Exworthy who has joined the team at Cygnet Hospital Stevenage as a consultant forensic psychiatrist. Tim trained in forensic psychiatry at the Maudsley Hospital/Institute of Psychiatry and has been a consultant for over 20 years.

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