The Langford Centre

55 – 65 De La Warr Road
East Sussex
TN40 2JE
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0208 768 8050

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The Langford Centre
CQC overall rating
Requires Improvement
Female Acute Unit

The Langford Centre provides Low Secure, High Dependency Inpatient Rehabilitation and Acute services. We support our patients from the point of admission to engage in their recovery pathway to promote successful reintegration back in to the community.

Service Description

PEVENSEY 16 BED MALE – Low Secure Mental Health Unit
FAIRLIGHT 16 BED FEMALE – Acute Mental Health Unit
COODEN 15 BED MALE – Acute Mental Health Unit
SEAFORD 8 BED MALE – We offer an 8 bedded service for males who need rehabilitation and recovery with a focused pathway of care towards rehabilitation.
ARLINGTONĀ 10 BED MALE – Acute Mental Health Unit

The Langford Centre is able to offer an internal recovery pathway for Service Users transitioning from our Secure Unit to our High Dependency Rehabilitation wards whilst still being supported by the same multi-disciplinary team. All wards have access to their own private garden and therapy kitchens and all bedrooms offer en-suite bathrooms.

We have fantastic links with various community organisations, including Bexhill College (where our Service Users are able to access various college courses), East Sussex Football Disability Leagues, East Sussex Disability Cricket League, Bags of Taste, East Sussex Recovery College, Hastings Furniture Restoration, Kiss my Disco, Barby Keel Animal Sanctuary, Chilli farm and many other community organisations that help our Service Users become re-integrated.

Interventions & Expertise

All Service Users undergo a 12 week assessment process from admission to establish their individual needs and to develop a bespoke recovery pathway plan, identifying recovery goals collaboratively with their psychologist and occupational therapist. Following this, each patient will receive an individual therapy timetable and embark on their recovery pathway. During this they will have access to both one to one and group interventions which include:

  • Hearing Voices
  • Substance Misuse
  • Distress Tolerance
  • Cognitive Skills
  • Schema Focused Work
  • Maintenance and Relapse Prevention
  • Self Esteem
  • Mindfulness
  • Relationship Skills
  • Building Resilience
  • Social Skills
  • Emotion Regulation
  • Anger Management
  • Coping Skills
  • Schema Focused Work
  • Social Perceptive Taking
  • Stress, Vulnerability & Anxiety Management

The Multi-Disciplinary Team

  • Medical Director
  • Consultant Psychiatrist & Responsible Clinician
  • Speciality Doctor
  • Consultant Forensic Psychologist
  • Consultant Clinical Psychologist
  • Psychology Assistants
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Assistant Occupational Therapist
  • Social Worker
  • Registered Nurses
  • Therapeutic Care Workers

Offending Behaviour Programmes

  • Substance Misuse
  • Alcohol Misuse
  • Mental Health Awareness and Relapse Management
  • Restorative Intervention
  • Cognitive Skills
  • Anger Management
  • Physical Violence
  • Developing and Enhancing Family Relationships
  • Sexual Offences, Stalking, Arson
  • Addressing Negative Peer Relationships
  • Social Perspective Taking