The Woking facility of Priory Hospital in Surrey has both private and NHS referred programming for myriad mental health disorders and addictions. The care at this facility is for clients the NHS refers for acute treatment during a crisis. The staff customizes medication management and therapy specifically for the client’s needs. Designed for adults, services take place in a very caring and calming environment.
Accommodations and Food
The NHS acute mental illness inpatient program is divided into two wards. With a total of 35 beds, the men’s side is called The Cedar Ward. The women’s is referred to as Maple Ward. While this is a hospital setting, the rooms are very comfortable with country home-like feel.
There are communal areas such as lounges with TVs and an art room. They serve catered food from the campus restaurant in the dining room. The Woking location is easily accessible as it is near major airports and train stations.
Treatment and Staff
For the most part, these NHS services are for adults who are in the midst of a mental health crisis and need immediate care. There are different levels of crisis that this facility can accommodate. The acute programming includes a High Dependency Unit (HDU) and a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). In both of these instances, services are for clients who an outside agency has referred because they are at risk of self harm or harming others.
Priory Woking NHS medically stabilizes clients so they are well enough to undergo a series of individual and group therapy. After having medical, psychological and physical care needs met, they receive assistance with skills training, coping and anxiety management. Perhaps most noteworthy, staff works to ensure clients stay in these units for as short amount of time as possible.
Clients have relapse prevention, crisis planning and problem solving sessions with therapists. Every client has their own treatment plan. Programming is flexible in terms of adjusting medications or treatment approaches.
During this stage of care, clients have CBT interventions and meet with a team of clinicians during every step so that they can assist in coordinating their treatments. The NHS staff at Priory Hospital Woking are psychiatrists, psychiatric Nurses, healthcare assistants, psychologists and therapists.
Clients family members also receive support and guidance during treatment.
Above all, the NHS mental health services at the Woking facility is up to the highest standard of care. A highly experienced staff ensure 24 hour care in all aspects of treatment. They also continually updated loved ones of clients in their care. Finally, even though clients are in a hospital the entire time, the environment is calming with a family sensibility to it.
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