Our mental health rehabilitation units in Staffordshire provide 24-hour support and facilitates development of daily living skills, aiding our patients in gaining important life skills and coping mechanisms upon release. Our occupational therapists give advice and teach about topics such as:
Budgeting and Shopping
Domestic activities, including: laundry care cleaning, food preparation (including food hygiene course),Breakfast Club, Personal Self Care
Coping Strategy Enhancement Skills Group (CSE)
Social Skills training
Anxiety Management and Relaxation;
Anger Management training.
Education re: medication and Self-medicating
Community access, including using public transport and road safety
Access to leisure and exercise (health promotion)
Return to work / volunteer work
Arranged leave to friends and family
Weekly key worker sessions
Weekly multi-disciplinary team review meetings
Regular individual reviews with the consultant psychiatrist and Clinical Psychology team
• A training kitchen.
• Large pupose built, multi-purpose area designed for the more traditional Occupational Therapy activities such as Art & Craft.
• as well as containing more up to date equipment such as a large plasma screen and Nintendo Wii, utilised for exercise regimes and popular with all ages.
• We also have and a newly established purpose built sensory garden.
• We have a range of hospital vehicles including standard cars and people carriers through to a mini-bus designed to take wheelchairs.