Phone numbers
To place a referral: 0800 090 1356
General enquiries: 0800 138 8680
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Kemple View is a 90-bedded service catering to the treatment needs of male patients with a mental illness and/or personality disorder, maximising their opportunity for recovery, rehabilitation and independent living. The site is made up of:

  • Arkwright Ward – 10-bedded low secure unit
  • Elmhusrt Ward – 19-bedded low secure unit
  • Kenton Ward – 11-bedded low secure unit
  • Wainwright Ward – 16-bedded low secure unit
  • Hawthorn Ward – 15-bedded rehabilitation unit
  • Oakwood Ward – 19-bedded rehabilitation unit

The hospital also has a dedicated and purpose-built ward offering a low secure specialist service for patients over the age of 50.

Our approach

Kemple View provides specialist forensic rehabilitation and offers a variety of bespoke, award winning and evidence-based therapies to patients, including:

  • Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT)
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Offence-focused interventions, for example specifically developed programmes to address sexual offending behaviour

The hospital offers a recovery-focused service and our occupational therapy team has a specific focus on the development and establishment of functional skills such as:

  • Promoting independence in personal care tasks
  • Developing optimum competence in more complex tasks such as managing a budget or engaging in work type occupations
  • Providing access to a wide range of community-based voluntary experiences, supported work and recreational activities

Kemple View provides:

  • Horticultural area
  • Fitness suite
  • Sports hall
  • Music facilities
  • Education suite
  • Recovery College
  • Art and woodwork workshops
  • Library
  • Therapy rooms
  • Social areas
  • Public transport links to nearby towns of Blackburn and Preston
  • Beautiful grounds with views over the Ribble Valley, including a woodland walk

Kemple View is a mindful site, and an accredited centre of excellence for RAID©.

Kemple View Recovery College

Kemple View’s Recovery College provides further opportunities for patients to improve their wellbeing through education and skills development workshops.

You can explore this section for more information on our Recovery College.

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

About this location
Longsight Road
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Telephone 01254 243 000
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