Provides 12 women in mental health crisis a residential stay in a domestic setting, as an alternative to acute admission. The service also offers non-residential services for women who have stayed previously, such as on-going support groups and a range of workshops for women throughout the year. The service is provided within a trauma-informed model.
The team work closely with primary care and highlight concerns regarding physical health issues that may require support. The team are all trained and supported to explore and validate disclosures of past or current trauma such as sexual, emotional or physical abuse. The team also offer a range of grounding techniques and self help tools so women learn to contain and manage any future crisis.
Children can be admitted with their mothers and this will be discussed on an individual basis at the point of referral.