New Autism Spectrum Disorder and mental health service opening soon

Cygnet Hospital Harrow is pleased to announce the upcoming opening of a brand new service, which will enhance the care pathway in specialist Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) services available within the hospital. This new service will be funded by Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs).

The new service, called The Springs Centre, will support up to 14 men with a primary diagnosis of ASD and comorbid mental health difficulties and/or mild learning disabilities in a rehabilitation environment. It will be positioned “between” the existing specialist services within the hospital; 16-bed The Springs Unit which provides low secure accommodation and 10-bed The Springs Wing, our open specialist rehabilitation service.

The Springs Centre will also provide four rapid or emergency access beds which will support those who may be in crisis or have high dependency needs – for example, if a community placement has broken down or if they are struggling in open rehabilitation environments.

The aim will be to keep these placements as short as possible, with the focus being on stabilising the service user so they can return as quickly as possible to their community or open rehabilitation setting.

The new service is due to open in November 2017 and referrals are now being taken. To make a referral please contact Sarah Riley, Partnership Development Manager, on 07525 945206 or [email protected].

For more information about The Springs Centre please download the brochure below.

Download Springs Centre Brochure
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