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Cygnet Hospital Taunton

Orchard Portman, Taunton, Somerset, TA3 7BQ

Gender: Mixed

Beds: 56

Cygnet Hospital Taunton provides specialist inpatient services for older adults with mental health problems and for men diagnosed with a learning disability. The hospital also provides an acute inpatient admissions service for men over the age of 18.

The hospital is situated in a rural setting amongst Taunton farmland, within acres of peaceful fields. This quiet and tranquil environment offers great benefit to our service users who are able to walk in the expansive hospital grounds and take in the countryside scenery. Taunton town centre offers contrast to the quieter country life with market places, shopping malls and many other entertainment areas such as restaurants, theatres and cinemas.

“I strongly believe Dad is receiving the best care possible for him. We receive thorough feedback and the staff at our six monthly meetings are well informed.”Family member

The hospital provides 56 bedrooms across three distinct service lines which offer; acute care for men, acute care for older adults and learning disability services for men who are over 18.

Services at Cygnet Hospital Taunton

  • Sycamore Ward: Acute inpatient mental health service for men
  • Peacocks Ward: Acute inpatient mental health service for men
  • Swift Ward: Acute inpatient mental health service for older men and women
  • Redwood Ward: High Dependency Complex Care service for men with learning disabilities

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Cygnet Hospital Taunton in the news


Cygnet Quiz raises over £1K for charity

An online quiz event with teams of staff and service users from almost 20 Cygnet services has raised £1,100 to be split between two charities.

Cygnet Hospital Taunton’s Christmas Fayre

Last week Cygnet Hospital Taunton kicked off the festive season by hosting their inaugural Christmas Fayre. The event was the culmination of weeks of hard work by service users and staff who worked together to produce a host of items to sell on the stalls.

Cygnet proud to support Taunton Town FC’s new community engagement project

Last weekend Cygnet Hospital Taunton were proud to support Taunton Town FC with its first community engagement project. The project has been set up to support the local community through an engagement program supporting fans, families and the local community in broadening horizons as well as coming to terms with mental health and where to find support.


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