Contact Hospital Direct

  • T. 01255 871 017
  • F. 01255 871 016
  • Skype available
  • Video calls available

Oaktree Manor,
Heath Road,
Tendring, Essex
CO16 0BX

Services Key

  • Mental Illness
  • Personality Disorder
  • Learning Disability
  • Acquired Brain Injury
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder

Oaktree Manor

Oaktree Manor is renowned for its specialised personalised care pathways for patients with Learning Disability/Personality Disorder, Forensic Histories and Autistic Spectrum Conditions.

Every service user has the opportunity to set and achieve goals aiming for recovery. Our onsite vibrant social skills centre,The Oaktree Centre is an Award Scheme Development and Accreditation Network (ASDAN) centre. Student achievement here is accepted for college entry at GCSE and NVQ equivalent grades.

Learning Disability Services for men and women in a residential setting

Patient Group
Men and Women with learning disabilities and other conditions including sensory impairment, ASC/Aspergers Syndrome, dual diagnosis; men with complex conditions including mild learning disability; women with complex conditions including personality disorder

To arrange a Skype or Video Call please contact Grace Holmes or Richard Mboma on 01255 871017

Number Beds 
The Team 
Rosario O'Connell, Regional Executive Director

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.

Dr Caroline Power, Forensic Psychologist

Caroline qualified as a Forensic Psychologist in 2010 after training within the National Probation Service and also within an NHS Low and Medium Secure Unit. During her training Caroline worked for five years with child protection charity, the Lucy Faithfull Foundation where she has gained experience in working with adults and young people convicted of sexual offences. She is a member of The British Psychological Society and The Health and Care Professionals Council.

Dr Ashraf Hanna, Associate Specialist

Dr Hanna, qualified and worked as a GP and Psychiatrist in Egypt from 1984 and also worked in Kuwait before moving to the UK in 1993 where he trained with the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Dr Hanna has seven years of experience as associate specialist in learning disability services with various organisations in the UK and he has specialised in forensic adult psychiatry, learning disability and autism.

Dr Durrani, Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr Durrani is the Lead Consultant for Oaktree Manor and has been working as a Consultant Psychiatrist in the NHS since January 1995 and in the independent sector since March 2011. Dr Durrani is a specialist consultant in General Adult Psychiatry with extensive experience of working with patients with Learning Disability and rehabilitation and has a special interest in managing patients with substance misuse problems and dual diagnoses.

Beatrice Nyamande, Registered Manager

Beatrice qualified as a Registered Nurse in Learning Disabilities in October 1995 and has worked for Partnerships in Care since 1997. She became Lead Nurse for PiC St John's in 2010 and then Director of Nursing in 2012. Beatrice took up the position of Registered Manager at Oaktree Manor in June 2013.

Hospital Services Detail 
Learning Disability
Autistic Spectrum Disorder
32 Beds
Learning Disability
Autistic Spectrum Disorder
15 Beds


From The South

  • From the M25 take the A12 to Colchester. After the Travelodge (Colchester Feering) keep in the right hand lanes and continue forward onto Colchester Bypass (signposted Colchester North, Ipswich, Harwich).
  • Leave the A12 at Junction 29 (signposted Colchester North, Clacton, Harwich).
  • Continue forward onto the A120 (signposted Clacton, Harwich). Stay on the A120 for approximately 8 miles.
  • At Horsley Cross roundabout (prominent water tower and the Cross Inn public house on the left) take the 3 rd exit onto the B1035 (signposted Clacton), continue for approx. ¬Ĺ mile.
  • Oaktree Manor is on the left, opposite the Fat Goose public house.

From The North

  • From the A14 take the A12 south to Colchester.
  • Leave the A12 at Junction 29, at the roundabout take the 1st exit, then merge onto the A120 (signposted Clacton, Harwich). Stay on the A120 for approximately 8 miles.
  • At Horsley Cross roundabout (prominent water tower and the Cross Inn public house on the left) take the 3rd exit onto the B1035 (signposted Clacton), continue for approx. 1/2 mile.
  • Oaktree Manor is on the left, opposite the Fat Goose public house.

By Train

  • The nearest stations are Colchester North or Manningtree, which are both on the London Liverpool Street and Norwich lines. We are a short taxi ride from both stations.