Akenside is an inpatient unit based at the Campus for Ageing and Vitality in Newcastle upon Tyne. Akenside has 10 beds providing assessment and treatment by a multi disciplinary health and social care team. They will support you with a range of different treatments and therapies. The team involved in your care could include:
Speech and Language Therapists
Who is Akenside for?
Akenside is for older people with mental health problems arising from functional disorders such as depression, anxiety or psychosis.
How can I get referred?
You can be referred by a Specialist Mental Health Service, which you can access through your GP.
This pack provides you with information that you will find useful during your stay. It tells you about the staff, the ward, the treatments and therapies available to you. Covers Akenside, Castleside, Cleadon, Hauxley, Marsden, Mowbray, Roker and Woodhorn.