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Willow View – Rehabilitation and Recovery Unit – Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust (CNTW)
Willow View is a 17 bedded ward based at the St Nicholas Hospital, Gosforth.
It is for adults over 18, with a serious mental illness and complex needs who need rehabilitation in a safe place. They will receive support to help with rebuilding their living skills for a short or medium term period.
These living skills include:
- daily living skills
- developing social skills and interests
- improving self-esteem and self-confidence
- maintaining contact with family and friends
- managing problems with alcohol and/or drugs
- joining education and vocational programmes
- finding move-on accommodation.
Referrals: a request to be admitted to the unit can only be made through specialist mental health staff or care coordinator.
The inpatient staff include: specialist doctors, nurses and other health care workers.