Adult Mental Health Services in Medway

Community Mental Health Teams

Community mental health services treat people living in the community aged between 18 and 65 who are experiencing mental health problems.

Your support package may include a personal budget to give you more choice and control over how some of your needs are met. For more information about personal budgets visit the Live it Well website.

Teams are made up of social workers; community psychiatric nurses; occupational therapists; technical instructors; Support Time and Recovery Workers; consultant psychiatrists; clinical psychologists and medical staff and administration and secretarial staff.

The Medway Access and Medway Recovery Teams have now joined together to form the Medway Integrated Team.

Crisis Resoultion Home Treatment Team

The Crisis Resolution Home Treatement Team (CRHT) offer a service 24 hours a day 365 days a year. They provide services in response to crisis with community based assessment and treatment. They act as a Gatekeeper to inpatient care and offer an alternative to hosptial admission and facilitate early discharge.

Drug and Alcohol Services


Substance Misuse Service in Medway - Turning Point

The new substance misuse service in Medway, offering an integrated approach to individuals affected by drugs and alcohol.

Contact:

Turning Point
55 Green Street
Gillingham
Kent
ME7 1AE

Tel: 0300 123 1560

Acute Mental Health Review

Do you want to have your say on the future of adult crisis care? Visit the consultation page to find out more.

Acute Inpatient Wards and PICU Facilities

Acute admission wards provide inpatient care with intensive support for patients in periods of acute psychiatric illness. Patients who are in an acutely disturbed phase of a serious mental health disorder, are detained in designed Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) facilities.

Admission to acute inpatient wards is through our Crisis Teams. Patients’ needs in Medway are met by admitting them to a ward that meets their current needs rather than their age or diagnosis.

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Acute Inpatient Wards

There are three wards with 56 beds across them, all at:

A Block
Medway Maritime Hospital
Windmill Road
Gillingham
ME7 5NY

The three wards are as follows:

  • Sapphire Ward - younger adults - female only
    Tel: 01634 833768
  • Emerald Ward - younger adults - male only
    Tel: 01634 833796
  • Ruby Ward - older adults mixed
    Tel: 01634 833765

Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit

Willow Suite
Little Brook Hospital
Greenacres
Bow Arrow Lane
Dartford
DA2 6PB

Tel: 01322 622222 Ext: 3792

Psychological Services

Find out about Psychologial Services including Primary Care Counselling.

Medway Liaison Psychaitry Service

The Medway Liaison Psychiatry Service aims to provide mental health support to people admitted to Medway Maritime Hospital.

Rehabilitation Service

Rehabilitation Services aim to prepare patients to become independent and live fulfilling lives in the local community. Inpatient units are staffed on a 24 hour basis. These provide care to people with complex mental health issues.

Visit the Rehabilitation Service pages.

We also have a vocational rehabilitation service providing vocational opportunities for people with severe and enduring mental health problems to have gainful work opportunities in a supportive environment.

Find out about vocational rehabilitation.



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