Akenside is an inpatient unit based at the Campus for Ageing and Vitality in Newcastle upon Tyne. It has 10 beds providing assessment, treatment and rehabilitation by a multi disciplinary health and social care team.
Who is Akenside for?
Akenside is for older people with mental health problems arising from functional disorders such as depression, anxiety or psychosis who require assessment, treatment and rehabilitation.
How can I get referred?
You can be referred by a Specialist Mental Health Service, which is accessed through your GP.