Woodcross Street, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV14 9RT
Meet the Team
Sedgley House is a male mental health rehabilitation service providing full multidisciplinary inputs including occupational therapy, psychology, psychiatry and vocational training. Using Cambian’s unique Active Care™ programme, patient-centred care plans are devised to match individual’s needs.
Our approach at Sedgley House
On a daily basis our patients are encouraged to use the therapy kitchen in order to cook basic and complex meals. The therapy room is accessible for all patients to engage in internet sessions, arts and crafts, creative writing and other psycho-educational groups. Every bedroom has en suite facilities.
Within the ground there are areas for patients to landscape and garden and there are communal areas to promote social engagement.
Sedgley House and the local community
Sedgley House is predominantly for mental health assessment, with more one-to-one support. Most rehabilitation activities take place on site. However, where appropriate, access to the local community is an essential step along the pathway to rehabilitation. At Sedgley, we encourage enrolment in courses at local colleges.
For both leisure pursuits and for social training such as shopping and using public transport, our hospital is ideally placed. The village of Sedgley has many amenities for our patients to enjoy, such as gyms, golfing ranges and swimming baths. Independence skills can be practised at the local shops. Regular public transport in the area provides both ‘travel training’ and allows our patients to visit the city of Wolverhampton, with all the facilities on offer there.
Step-down service to Sedgley Lodge
When the time is right, patients can move to Sedgley Lodge, which gives them increased independence, and a more outward-looking community-based programme. Finally, there is the option to step down to Number 12 – a beautifully appointed semi-detached house next door - one step closer to full social reintegration.
Sedgley patients have successfully moved into step-down houses and re-integrated into the community as a result of our dynamic approach.
Typical patient profile:
- May be detained under the Mental Health Act (1983), 3, 37, 37/41 or informal
- Primary diagnosis of mental illness with:
- Complex mental health needs
- Challenging behaviours
- Forensic history
- Substance, drug and alcohol misuse
- Typical diagnoses include: schizophrenia, schizo-affective disorder, bipolar affective disorder, personality disorder or depression
- Treatment resistant