- Learning Disabilities, Personality Disorder
Heathcotes Moorgreen is a specialist treatment centre that supports eight individuals with emotionally unstable personality disorders, who may also have a mild learning disability. Admissions to the service are time limited, for a period of 12 months. The aim is that following successful completion of treatment, individuals will move onto a more independent setting.
The service will have intensive psychological input from our Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Dr Peter Burbidge, who will to provide the full Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) programme. DBT is a multi-modal treatment consisting of weekly skills groups, weekly individual therapy, skills coaching between sessions, weekly peer supervision for the therapist and an element of structuring the environment to support the learning and using of the skills. The service aims to:
Reduce life threatening behaviours
Reduce behaviours that have a negative impact or could to lead to placement breakdown
Reduce hospital admissions
Improve quality of life through the development of meaningful relationships, increased independence and meaningful activities
Encourage individual goals and aspirations
Heathcotes Moorgreen is situated in a residential area of Hucknall, Nottinghamshire and close to a wealth of community facilities including local shops, leisure centres, pubs and a golf course. The service is very close to Hucknall town centre and a fifteen minute bus journey from Nottingham. There are many opportunities for service users to develop new skills; New College Nottingham is just a ten minute drive away and work placements are available with local community projects. There are excellent transport links; the service is close local bus routes providing easy access to surrounding towns and the M1 motorway is just a five minute drive away.
The environment maintains a homely feel but remain robust and appropriate for the service user group. All 8 bedrooms rooms have ensuite bedrooms and the service provides twenty four hour support. The service has spacious communal lounges, kitchen and dining areas and outside space with a lawn area. There is a shared bathroom in addition to the ensuite shower rooms. Service users also have access to a quiet communal lounge where they can use a computer or enjoy watching films. There are a number of ground floor bedrooms available for disabled access and there is a shared bathroom in addition to ensuite shower rooms.
All staff are NAPPI (Non Abusive Physical and Psychological Interventions) trained, as well being specially trained in personality disorder with a view to minimising the level and frequency of challenging behaviour.
For further information regarding this service, please contact our Commissioning Team – 01246556453.
- Lancaster Road
- NG15 6WG