Bede is an acute admission ward based at St Nicholas Hospital in Gosforth. Bede has 16 beds providing assessment and treatment by a multi disciplinary team. They will support you to develop new skills to manage your mental health. During your stay you will be offered the following treatments and therapies:
• Occupational therapy – helps with individual or group activities and daily living skills
• Physiotherapy – help with mobility or movement problems or by providing access to gym facilities
• Psychology – this is dependent on your need at the time of admission
• Art therapy
Who is Bede for?
The service is for men over the age of 18 years who are experiencing a relapse or crisis in their mental wellbeing and require assessment and treatment in hospital.
How can I get referred?
You can be referred by your Care Co-ordinator, GP, Primary Care Mental Health Team or Specialist Mental Health Service or admitted through a Mental Health Act assessment.