Royal Blackburn Hospital

Pendleview

The inpatient mental health units in Blackburn providing 24 hours care for patients in the range between the ages of 18-65 years old. 

The inpatient facilities in Blackburn comprise of four wards based in Pendleview. 

The Inpatient Restart & Recovery Team work across all wards providing individualised recovery focussed treatment plans in collaboration with the patient.

The team provides a wide range of opportunities to participate in occupational activity both in a group or 1:1 setting.   For some patients this may be a brief stay for intensive treatment and support, others who suffer from severe and enduring mental illness may require more frequent admissions.

Any requests for beds are made through the Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Team who provide a gatekeeping service to the wards.

How to contact us

Calder Ward Tel: 01254 226125
Darwen Ward Tel: 01254 226131
Hyndburn Ward Tel: 01254 226146
Ribble Ward Tel: 01254 226422
Modern Matron Tel: 01254 226119

Address

Pendleview
Royal Blackburn Hospital
Haslingden Road
Blackburn
BB2 3HH

Hillview

Hurstwood Ward

Hurstwood Ward is an 18 bedded ward for males and females with acute mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, bi-polar disorder and schizophrenia. There are some patients with mild to moderate dementia.

We have registered mental health nurses and healthcare assistants working over 24 hours and 7 days.  We have support from consultant psychiatrists and junior doctors, occupational therapists and activity assistants, administrative staff and psychology.  We have close working links with the community teams based at both Balladen House and the Mount. We also receive support from the Nursing and Care Home liaison team based at Balladen House.

The hospital liaison team are based in Royal Blackburn Hospital and our consultants provide two half day sessions per week supporting referrals from the wards there.

Towneley Crisis Support Unit

The Towneley Unit is a 24 hour, 7 day facility which provides an alternative pathway for people accessing emergency departments in crisis. The unit provides an assessment area in a calm and welcoming environment with places for six patients.

With the support of staff, the person accessing the Towneley Unit is supported to both manage their immediate crisis and ensure they are placed on a pathway leading to ongoing recovery, which usually will help them to remain in the community.

How to contact us

Hurstwood Ward Tel: 01282 657171

Address

Hurstwood Ward
Hillview
Royal Blackburn Hospital
Haslingden Road
Blackburn
BB2 3HH

 

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