St Mary's Hospital, Warrington
St Mary's Hospital, Warrington is a purpose built facility, providing 58 inpatient beds, for the rehabilitation of :
Our Adult Autism Services provides a locked environment for both male and female patients with Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC) with or without dual diagnosis that may include Co-morbid conditions and/or a history of challenging behaviour.
Making a referral
St Mary's Hospital welcomes referrals from across the United Kingdom and Ireland. Referrals to the hospital should be made using the relevant referral form available below. If you are unable to download this form please email us at email@example.com or request a form via telephone on 01925 423300
Information for funders
Once referred to the service, each person will have a comprehensive multi disciplinary assessment prior to admission; this will determine suitability for the service and determine the care package required to meet their needs. A relevant member of the referrals team will contact you directly upon receipt of a referral to discuss funding and organise an appropriate assessment date and time.
Information for patients
All patients have their own bedroom with en-suite bathroom. The wards all have spacious recreational areas including separate television lounge and quiet lounge, a fully equipped ADL (Activities for Daily Living) and kitchen/laundry facilities.
The hospital has a well equipped gym with qualified gym instructor available to patients who meet the minimum criteria for gym use. As part of our rehabilitation programmes, some patients are also encouraged to use gym facilities within the community. Our occupational therapy service includes a fully equipped sensory room, arts/crafts and IT classrooms along with other activities such horticultural facilities and encouragement to develop domestic skills such a cooking/baking in the ADL kitchens.
The patient café area offers a social and community living environment that encourages all patients to participate in communal living and help to develop important life and social skills.
Information for visitors
We acknowledge the importance of family contact and will do everything we can to support this. However, all visits must be pre-arranged and confirmed with social services and the relevant clinical team. For further information on our visiting policy please contact reception on 01925 423300.
We will ensure all visitors have the information they require, including how to find us, visiting times and any items that you may or may not bring for your relative. Visits will take place in the visiting room and in some cases staff may be required to be present.
All visitors will be informed of items that are not permitted within the Hospital. A secure locker will be provided for the safe storage of banned items and visitors will be asked for identification on arrival and may be subject to a pat down search and have their belongings checked.
Special arrangements must be made in order to facilitate children's visits. Children's visits must be approved by the Children's Safeguard Team with all agreed visits being arranged with the social work department at St Mary's. This can be booked by phoning the hospital on 01925 423300 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
When approval is confirmed, our child's visiting room will be booked and made available. This room is separate from the patient ward areas. If visitors arrive at the hospital with children without prior approval, the visit will be unable to go ahead with the child present.