Phone numbers
To place a referral: 0800 090 1356
General enquiries: 0800 138 8680
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About this location
Address
14 Rowner Road
Gosport
Hampshire
PO13 0EW
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Telephone 02392 513 882
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Email Address info@priorygroup.com

Nelson House is a 30-bedded locked rehabilitation and recovery service for males presenting with mental illnesses and complex needs, that are often accompanied by challenging behaviours.

Our beds are split over three wards:

  • Victory – new 12-bedded mental health, rehabilitation service
  • Trafalgar – 14-bedded mental health, rehabilitation service
  • Mary Rose – 4-bedded pre-discharge, mental health step-down service

Our services focus on developing patients' skills for independence and helping them to learn new ways of managing their condition and symptoms, with the aim of helping to prevent any future relapse.

Mary Rose Ward provides a step-down pathway for patients who are ready for greater independence and to put their living skills into practice before they are discharged into a community setting.

Our approach

We work with patients who have challenging behaviours by helping them to learn and develop new skills that positively impact on their responses to anxiety and distress.

Patients have access to a full programme of on-site activities. There are also established links with local colleges to provide education and vocational opportunities, with a focus on maximising rehabilitation potential and meaningful leave.

Structured multidisciplinary team therapy sessions are held every day, offering group work and daily living skills. Patients are encouraged and assisted to make their own meals, where appropriate, in the purpose-built self-catering kitchen and to develop and value their daily routine and organisational skills through self-directed activity.

We also encourage patients to be actively involved in hospital developments by attending regular community meetings and taking part in patient involvement projects such as environmental work, which enhance and empower the overall patient experience.

The therapy programme offers a 12-week timetable which includes in-house psychology, psychotherapy, art therapy and sand 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

Nelson House has recently been renovated, with the ground floor area now providing a specific space for therapy sessions (including one-to-one), a large recovery lounge and an occupational therapy kitchen.

The two main wards (Trafalgar and Victory) are on the first and second floor of the building and offer:

  • High standard en-suite facilities
  • Modern and light therapy rooms
  • Comfortable lounge spaces
  • Snack-making facilities

The ward offers its own living room, dining space and private courtyard. It also has a large modern self-catering kitchen in which patients at all stages are encouraged and assisted to make their own meals as much as possible.

Transforming Care

As a specialist rehabilitation and recovery service, Priory Nelson House also supports the Transforming Care Agenda. To learn more, please click here to read our full Transforming Care guide.

The team
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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

0800 090 1356
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Downloads
Nelson House - Case Study.pdf 07.09.2018 (1.5 MB)
Nelson House - Overview.pdf 21.06.2019 (0.4 MB)
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