Pelham Woods is an inpatient rehabilitation and recovery service for females with mental health needs, personality disorders or mild learning disabilities and who may have a history of challenging behaviours, self-harm, substance misuse problems or trauma.
The service is well placed to serve the South East of England.
Our clinical programmes focus on rehabilitation on-site and in the community, and include programmes that are specifically focused on minimising the risk to self and others and building skills for a safe discharge into the community.
The multidisciplinary team's treatment programmes run on a 12-week rotation. This enables programmes to be adapted to residents' needs. Previous therapeutic sessions have included:
- Trauma psychological educational group
- Compassion group
- Living together
- Learning about my illness group
- Food for thought
- Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) skills group
- Love yourself
- Cooking/café group
- Smoking cessation
- Life skills – budgeting, etc.
- Real work opportunities
- Voluntary sector support
- Sensory group
As part of their treatment programme, residents are supported and encouraged to utilise community facilities. However, on-site, residents have access to the following:
- Supervised gym classes
- Rehabilitation kitchen
- Pool and tennis tables
- Arts and crafts
- Internet café and Skype facilities
- Relaxation and therapy rooms
- Outdoor and indoor leisure areas
- Zumba classes
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
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