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Cygnet Lodge

2a Sandown Road, Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, NG17 4LW

Gender: Male

Age: 18+

Bed: 8

Cygnet Lodge is an 8 bed Neuropsychiatric rehabilitation, care and treatment facility for those affected by acquired brain injuries. The service provides a safe and secure place to aid recovery as well as offering those diagnosed with a progressive neurological disease, like Huntington’s Disease, a caring and long term placement to support and help manage the progression of their symptoms.

Cygnet Lodge is registered as a hospital and is designed specifically to provide a clinically led evidence based neuropsychiatric pathway for those individuals presenting with behaviours that challenge. Our focus is to create a therapeutic rich environment which engages our service users and offers them the opportunity to minimise their challenging behaviour and maximise their independence.

We provide a resource intensive dedicated in-house Neuropsychiatry inter-disciplinary team. Our person-centred approach puts the individual at the centre of their treatment and discharge planning. The service offers a wide range of activities and facilities to promote independent function. Positive behaviour goals are focussed on discharge planning to support service users to return to community living – either with support or independently.

Our inter-disciplinary team:

  • Consultant Psychiatrist
  • Psychologist
  • Occupational therapist
  • Speech and language therapist
  • Clinical hospital manager
  • Therapy coordinator
  • Nurses across RMN/RNLD disciplines
  • Support workers

Our service user profile:

  • Men aged 18+ affected by a neurological condition where challenging behaviour is the leading impairment
  • May be detained under the Mental Health Act, informal or subject to DoLS
  • May have a forensic history
  • With a diagnosis of:
    • Established or suspected Acquired Brain Injury including those sustained through trauma, anoxia, stroke, tumour, virus or infection
    • Established or suspected neurodegenerative condition including Huntington’s Disease
    • Specialist Dementia e.g. Frontotemporal Dementia
    • Korsakoff’s Syndrome or other substance abuse related brain injury
  • Presenting symptoms may include:
    • Dysphasia or other communication problems
    • Moderate to severe cognitive impairment
    • Respiratory difficulty requiring support of BiPAP (Bi-level Positive Airway Pressure) or CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure)
    • Mobility impairments
  • Presenting Comorbidities may include:
    • Psychiatric disorders including psychoses
    • Complex epilepsy
    • Post-ictal psychosis
    • Organic personality disorder

Our facilities:

  • En-suite bedrooms
  • Therapy kitchen and additional therapy spaces
  • Dining room
  • Living room
  • Additional communal areas
  • Multi-functional outdoor space including gardens
  • Accessible bathrooms
  • Onsite laundry facilities
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