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:
- Occupational Therapists
- Arts Therapists
- Speech and Language Therapists
- Social Workers
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.