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Camber is now open and accepting referrals

Camber is a specialist inpatient service for men who have a confirmed diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC). The service supports up to twelve Patients in a mix of individual flatlets and en-suite double bedrooms.

Patients who are referred to our service may also have a co-morbid mental illness (e.g. mood disorders, ADHD, psychosis etc.), developmental and Personality Disorders. Patients with complex needs may not have responded to treatment in a generic mental health setting and may require a specialist rehabilitation service to help reduce the risk to self and others and help them to progress on their recovery pathway.

Camber can provide specialist psychiatric, psychological and therapeutic assessments and specialist interventions with a full Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) compromising of psychology, occupational therapy, psychiatry, nursing, social work and speech and language therapy. Part of the specialist inpatient service package includes a holistic assessment of the person’s psychiatric, social, familial, occupational and physical health needs. The routines and environment of Camber are structured and predictable and will appeal to individuals with ASC.

Patients are supported in a safe and therapeutic environment that adopts a person centred and least restrictive approach to rehabilitation and recovery. On Camber, we strive to promote healthy living, improve quality of life, enhance community engagement through increasing social integration, support independence and equip Patients with adaptive skills in turns reduces their risks and behaviours that challenge.