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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 Health Care supporting Taunton Town FC’s new Community Engagement Project

As part of an ongoing partnership we are pleased to support Taunton Town Football Club’s new Community Engagement Project. The football club has designed and will deliver a structured programme of engagement which will provide members of the local community with the opportunity to participate in a broad range of free sporting and non-sporting activities.

Our #CygnetWithNature Winners

To celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week and the theme of ‘Nature’ we asked our teams to share their nature photos and activities in the #CygnetWithNature challenge. The winning photos have now been selected.

Cygnet Hospital Taunton's Mental Health Awareness Week display

Celebrating nature at Cygnet Hospital Taunton

Service users and staff from Swift Ward, Cygnet Hospital Taunton’s Older Adults acute service, have been busy celebrating nature with outdoor walks and crafts. They have created a wall display for this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week theme of ‘Nature’ and have also created some nature inspired arts and crafts.

Cygnet Hospital Taunton in the gallery

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