Kneesworth House offers purpose built services with medium secure, low secure, and both locked and open rehabilitation opportunities.
The wide range of care settings maximises the opportunity for patients to have step down pathways and move easily between care settings to whatever level of security is most appropriate for their care. In addition to ward-based living and activity areas there is patient engagement opportunity in varied occupational therapy facilities. Patients here report high levels of satisfaction. Four residential houses afford a clear step down pathway for patients.
Medium, Low Secure, Locked Rehabilitation and Open Rehabilitation as well as community houses / residential services for men and for women.
Women with mental illness; Men with mental illness, personality disorder or mild learning disability
Newly refurbished Nightingale Ward stabilises and prepares patients for rehabilitation and recovery
Nightingale ward supports male patients who need enhanced support in a rehabilitation setting without moving to a higher level of security. The ward has a quiet lounge, an activity room, three communal lounges, a laundry room, a training kitchen, an IT education room, a large living room and a dining room. Its focus in on patient-led engagement, embracing My Shared Pathway and PiC's bespoke Care Programme Approach and on positive patient outcomes.
Awards Patients Kneesworth House won one silver and four bronze awards at the 2013 Koestler Art Awards
To arrange a Skype or Video Call please contact Joel Sifuya or Robert Lane on 01763 255700
Rosario has worked in mental health and learning disability settings for 25 years. Over the years she has developed an extensive knowledge of the operational management, during a time that Partnerships in Care has significantly increased its number of beds across the UK.
A member of the Corporate Management Group, Rosario has been with PiC since August 1989. In the summer of 2001 Rosario was appointed to the position of Executive Director for Partnerships in Care Learning Disability Services and in 2010 became the Regional Executive Director for PiC East of England Services, based at St John's House Hospital.
Iona Oughton, Regional Therapies Director, has a BSc Occupational Therapy and is completing an MSc Management. She has more than 27 years of experience in nursing and psychiatric care.