Mental health rehabilitation and recovery services aim to promote the personal recovery of people who have a serious mental health problems. Within our service we have different types and levels of support available, delivered through individually tailored care plans, in the context of the multi-disciplinary team.
The purpose of specialist rehabilitation services is to deliver effective rehabilitation and recovery to people whose needs cannot be met by less intensive mainstream adult mental health services. The focus is on the treatment and care of people with severe and complex mental health problems who are disabled and often distressed. The aim is to promote personal recovery, to regain confidence and skills in everyday activities, a process which can take months or even years.
A 10 bed unit which provides rehabilitation to persons with complex physical and mental health needs. The ward aims to maintain clients’ independence through individualised care planning.
14 bed unit. This is a fast track (6-12 month stay) rehabilitation unit where individuals are supported and encouraged to learn or relearn independent living skills, eg shopping, cooking, budgeting, using public transport etc. It has a very well established psycho-education group that assists members with medication management, symptom awareness and relapse prevention.
This is a slow track (12-24 month stay) rehabilitation 8 bed unit. The Phoenix is staffed 24 hours a day and there is always a qualified nurse on duty. All residents are engaged in a structured rehabilitation programme which promotes social inclusion and empowerment of the individual.
Assertive Outreach Service (for further information see web page)
The team aims to provide intensive mental health support and treatment to clients within the Cardiff area, focusing on psychological work, social / recreational and vocational rehabilitation. The team is multidisciplinary and provides flexible, adaptable and responsive interventions based on client need that maximizes personal development and promotes independence.
The team provides intensive support in areas such as activities of daily living, relapse prevention and psycho-education to our clients with the aim of integrating them into the community, accessing local facilities and resources and providing support to help them reach their full potential. The service is nurse-led and supported by multi-disciplinary community mental health teams. The team has strong partnerships with Housing Associations and third sector providers. Nursing support is available 7 days a week