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About this location
Priory Hazelwood House
Heath Road
S44 5QS Details: Come off M1 at junction 29 then turn right at signpost for Heath Village
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Telephone 01246 856 565
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Hazelwood House is a low secure unit for males with a learning disability, including those with co-morbid personality disorders, mental illnesses and autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs).

It is a well-established service in the Midlands that works with patients with intellectual disabilities to reduce their risk, build and consolidate core skills, and promote relapse prevention strategies. We focus on real-world settings and help patients develop skills for supported or independent living in the community.

Our approach

All interventions aim to help the patient to understand the effect of their behaviour on others, to help them to manage the impact of external triggers on their behaviour and ultimately to promote the concept of recovery.

Our model of care explicitly acknowledges and supports the issue of change (or readiness for change) and this is essential for successful engagement and treatment. When stability is achieved, patients engage in appropriate treatments to meaningfully focus on reducing the risk of relapse and can help to reduce length of stay in secure care.

Psychology led therapies:

  • Individual psychological therapy
  • Recovery and mental health awareness
  • Stop & think! - a social problem solving therapy
  • Managing anger programme (MAP)
  • Drug and alcohol programme
  • Relationship programme (social skills, collaboration with therapies)
  • Adapted sex offender treatment programme
  • Coping skills programme
  • Arson treatment programme
  • Relapse prevention and discharge planning
  • ‘I can feel good’ group

Occupational therapy led activities include:

  • Community-based volunteer work
  • Real work opportunities
  • Breakfast club – develop cooking and food preparation skills as well as socialisation skills
  • Group cooking skills
  • Education – literacy and numeracy
  • Physical fitness
  • 1:1 cooking
  • Arts and crafts
  • Hobbies
  • Computers
  • Skills for living group
  • Recovery college
  • Pets as therapy

Focus on Safety

Our absolute priority is to make sure we operate safe and effective services 24/7 and that all staff understand what is required of them to make that happen. Click here to read more.

The environment

We believe that the environment in which patients are treated is just as important as the therapy itself. Patients go out into the community for many activities but we also have the following facilities on site:

  • Outdoor gym and large garden
  • Large group room and computer room
  • Rehabilitation kitchen

We also provide real work opportunities which help patients to develop pre-employment process skills including CV workshops, application support, interviews with formalised feedback and training relevant to the role such as health and safety or manual handling.

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Enquiries and Referrals

For further information on Priory services offered to the NHS, or to make a referral, please call our dedicated 24/7 customer service centre on 0800 090 1356. Alternatively, click here to submit an enquiry form

How to find us
NHS 24/7 Emergency Placements

Priory is ready to take emergency placements 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for adult acute mental health, adult eating disorders, CAMHS and PICU. To make a referral please call us on

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