Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update, Vaccine Information and Helpful Resources Find out more

Cygnet Joyce Parker Hospital opening new CAMHS PICU service

Faun Ward, Cygnet Joyce Parker Hospital’s new Tier 4 PICU service for young people is due to open in September 2022.

The service will provide robust care and support for young people displaying significant levels of challenging behaviour. The focus will be on stabilisation with a view to enabling transition to a general acute ward, such as the hospital’s Pixie Ward, or back into the care of community services.

Faun Ward will have a full Multi-disciplinary Team (MDT) input including a specialist doctor, psychologist, social worker, occupational therapist, ward manager, consultant psychiatrist, clinical psychologist, speech and language therapist, clinical team leaders, BACP registered therapists, dietitian, nurses, healthcare assistants, social workers and family liaison officer and educational support from full-time teachers and educational support staff.

A diverse educational programme teaching a range of subjects will also be available to young people via Cygnet Joyce Parker Hospital’s on-site school, Summit School.

Service User Profile

  • Age 12-18
  • Detained under the Mental Health Act
  • Diagnosis of:
    • Psychosis
    • Self-harm and/or suicidal ideation
    • Depression or anxiety
    • Emerging personality disorder
    • Substance misuse – providing there is a primary diagnosis of a mental health problem
    • Emotional, social and behavioural difficulties
    • Borderline/mild learning disability as a secondary diagnosis
    • Autism spectrum disorders, with a mental health primary diagnosis
  • May have a forensic history

Our Facilities

  • En-suite bedrooms
  • Spacious communal areas
  • Outdoor sports areas
  • Gym
  • On-site Ofsted-registered school, Summit School
  • Training kitchen to support skills development
  • On-site Café called the Phoenix Café
  • Sensory Room
  • IT suite
Download the Faun Ward flyer
1.09 MB

Share this article