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Rudyard Dementia Male Unit

Rudyard Male Dementia Unit offers an admission and assessment service for older  males with challenging behaviours, who may have a diagnosis of dementia and a physical health condition, (they may also have a forensic history).

The ward has 14 beds in total.

The service is dementia friendly and incorporates the latest dementia friendly signs and decor to ensure that our patients group stay is as therapeutic as possible.

As well meeting the mental health needs of our patient group, we have an excellent reputation for being able to meet the complex physicaln health needs as well. In order to do this we have an enahnced contract with our local GP service, this includes a visit from a GP every Tuesday (where they do a ward round) and a visit from a clinical nurse specialist every friday. We also employ our own registered general nurses, who ensure the physical health needs of all our patient group are met.

Each unit has two communal lounge/dining area and ladies only lounge, a range of ensuite bedrooms, communal bathrooms and toilets, as well as access to extensive, secure fenced-off garden area which includes patio area.

The hospital follows the relevant standards of the NSF for older people:

1) Rooting out age discrimination
2) Person-centred care
3) Mental health in older people
4) The promotion of health and active life in older age

John Munroe Hospital Line:

01538 306244

Referral Line:

01538 394279

Forensic Services:

We have an excellent track record of delivering safe and effective care for older male and female patient’s detained under Section 37, Section 37/41 and Section 47/49 with specialist forensic occupational health input, Clinical psychology and primary health care to manage co-morbid physical health problems which can also adversely affect patients mental health.

Full Address:

John Munroe Hospital
Horton Rd
Nr Leek
ST13 8RU