Glenhurst Lodge

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Bramley Health’s Mental Health Rehabilitation Service is an inpatient service specifically designed for individuals who find it difficult to cope with everyday life with many failed attempts to live in the community.

Our service specialises in treatment resistant complex cases.  Services are delivered in partnership with commissioners, families and individuals, to care for men and women suffering from long-term complex mental health problems.

Our aim is to help and support patients whose condition has required prolonged hospitalisation in secure or non-secure services to return to the world of independent living. 

Services 

The centre is composed of two wards;

  • Davenport: Locked rehabilitation service, for men with complex and enduring mental health conditions
  • Sandown

The Caring Minds Treatment Team

Our professional treatment team includes Doctors, Nurses, Psychologists and Occupational Therapists.  Medication, activities and therapies offered are individual to the patient’s needs with each patient having their own individual therapy programme, which is reviewed regularly. Helping and supporting patients to live as independently as possible.  Services are regularly reviewed and best practice implemented.

Our team work with patients to regain skills in community living to help them progress in their recovery.  Along with providing guidance on healthy living, therapy sessions and.  support in managing everyday activities like personal hygiene and laundry. Help to reduce or stop alcohol and drug use.

Our Psychiatrists have specialist expertise in the long term treatment and care of patients with mental illness and complex needs.  They work closely alongside other professionals to provide thorough assessment and treatment. Looking at the long-term options for the patient.

Occupational Therapy activities are geared towards social integration and independence so individuals can lead a meaningful life in the community.  Useful and helpful activities include; patient menu planning, budgeting, food shopping, cooking and managing personal care, social activities such as swimming, walking and day trips out to local attractions.

Who is the service for?

Our service has been specifically designed to cater for the needs of men and women with complex long-term psychiatric conditions affecting their ability to function independently and with increasing risks to themselves and others.  We aim to support patients in their recovery with our rehabilitation services, in our safe and homely environment. 

Services Provided

Our Aim is to support patients in the return to the community and to feel more hopeful about the future.  Using our dedicated team of specialists, we aim to achieve the following for our patients;

  • To develop life skills 
  • To get confidence back 
  • To cope with everyday life 
  • To feel independent 
  • To return to community living 

Facilities

  • Female locked rehabilitation – 11 beds with en-suite
  • Male locked rehabilitation – 11 beds with en-suite
  • Fully equipped kitchen on each ward
  • Pleasant and safe communal living areas
  • Safe and secure female and male gardens
  • Laundry room
  • Quiet rooms on each ward
  • Dedicated Admin Team

Admission criteria

  • Male or Female
  • Over 18 years of age
  • Primary diagnosis of a severe, long-term mental health problem
  • Complex needs
  • May be treatment-resistant
  • May have failed multiple attempts to transition to the community
  • May be detained under the Mental Health Act
  • May be subject to DoLS
  • May have a history of violence
  • May have a history of sex offending
  • May have a history of arson
  • May have a history of repeated suicide attempts or repeated self-harm
  • May have a history of substance misuse
  • May have chronic well-managed physical health problems 

Hospital
Mental Health
Glenhurst Lodge
Virginia House
Vinters Road
Maidstone
Kent
ME14 5DX
Tel: 0208 768 8050

How to make a referral

To make a referral, you can contact us;
By telephone on 0800 542 5757
By email at referrals@bramleyhealth.co.uk
By fax on 0208 662 5898
By filling in a printable PDF form downloadable here

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