Lamesley is an acute admission ward based at the Tranwell Unit, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead. Lamesley has 18 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
• Exercise therapy
• Art therapy
Who is Lamesley for?
The service is for women over the age of 18 years with a mental illness who 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.