Inpatient Services for Older People
What is this service?
Our inpatient services are based at two of our hospital sites, Bloxwich Hospital and Bushey Fields Hospital. Bloxwich Hospital has two inpatient wards, Linden Ward and Cedars Ward, Bushey Fields Hospital has one older adult ward offering specialist assessment, care and treatment to people who are experiencing mental health difficulties over the age of 65.
The ward teams assist individuals, their families, carers and or significant others to understand the nature of their mental health difficulties by providing information and education along with practical and emotional support to achieve optimum recovery for an individual.
The principles of person centred care are firmly embedded in our care philosophy to ensure that the needs of individuals are met.
All wards at Bloxwich Hospital have received AIMS (Accreditation for Inpatient Mental Health Services) accreditation.
How can I access the service?
The two inpatient wards are accessed via referral from your GP and Consultant Psychiatrists.
Where is the service provided?
Our inpatient wards are located at Bloxwich Hospital and Bushey Fields Hospital.