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Older People's Mental Health Service

We can offer you mental health assessments, diagnosis, and on-going care to help with mental health conditions, including:

  • Dementia (we work with younger and older adults with dementia)
  • Depression
  • Psychosis
  • Severe anxiety

We want to help you stay independent and, where possible, avoid having to go into hospital for treatment.

Our mental health teams and services, including Talking Therapies, are available if you need support. 

Find out how to access mental health support 

You can also find resources and guides on our website to help you if you need more advice.  

Resources to help with your mental health wellbeing

We’re making arrangements to make sure you still receive the care and support you need.

Appointments

We’re also continuing to offer home visits and treatment for vulnerable patients, to make sure you avoid having to go into hospital.

If we think it may help you, we may be able to offer support over a phone call or online consultation, such as a video call.

We have for the time being postponed our cognitive stimulation therapy (CST) groups and carer forums for now until further notice.

Contact us

If you need mental health support please contact our Talking Therapies service or our Common Point of Entry (CPE) team 

Call Talking Therapies 0300 365 0200

Call CPE 0300 365 0300

You will be able to speak with a mental health practitioner who will be able to direct you to the right service, including support from our Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team.

Once you’ve been referred into our service, we’ll make an appointment with you assess your needs and create a personalised care plan to make sure you get the right care.

We can visit you in your home, residential home, our outpatient clinics, community hospitals or in your local GP surgery – just let us know what’s easiest for you.

During your first appointment, you’ll get the chance to ask any questions and discuss your possible treatment options.

We can help you in a number of ways, including:

  • Assessing and diagnosing your condition
  • Providing medical care
  • Referring you to our Talking Therapies service
  • Offering you group and one-on-one therapy
  • Referring you into occupational therapy
  • Providing support and information for your carers
  • Access to inpatient services (for 24 hour care)

Our service is made up of a number of specialist teams, including:

  • Community Mental Health Team
  • Memory Service (Memory Clinics)
  • Home Treatment Team 
  • Care Home Support Team
  • Inpatient Services
  • Older People's Mental Health Liaison Team

We generally work with people who are over the age of 75 but, in some cases, we’ll work with younger people too.

To access our service, please ask your GP to refer you through our Gateway system.

If you're currently receiving care from our teams, they may also refer you. 

Call 0300 365 2000

Church Hill House 

51-52 Turing Drive
Bracknell
Berkshire
RG12 7FR

Phone number 01344 823220

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9am - 7pm 9am - 7pm 9am - 7pm 9am - 7pm 9am - 7pm 9am - 3pm 9am - 3pm

Between 5pm to 7pm on weekdays and 9am to 3pm on weekends, we'll be restricted to working with urgent cases only.

Hazelwood Day Unit

Prospect Park Hospital
Honey End Lane
Reading
Berkshire
RG30 4EJ

Phone number  0118 9605959

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9am - 7pm 9am - 7pm 9am - 7pm 9am - 7pm 9am - 7pm 9am - 5pm 9am - 5pm

Between 5pm to 7pm on weekdays and 9am to 5pm on weekends, we'll be restricted to working with urgent cases only. 

Upton Hospital

Albert Street
Slough
Berkshire
SL1 2BJ

Phone number  01753 635210

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9am - 7pm 9am - 7pm 9am - 7pm 9am - 7pm 9am - 7pm 9am - 3pm 9am - 3pm

Between 5pm to 7pm on weekdays and 9am to 3pm on weekends, we'll be restricted to working with urgent cases only. 

Beechcroft

Hillcroft House

Beechcroft
Rookes Way
Newbury
RG18 3HR

Phone number  01635 292070

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9am - 7pm 9am - 7pm 9am - 7pm 9am - 7pm 9am - 7pm 9am - 3pm 9am - 3pm

Between 5pm to 7pm on weekdays and 9am to 3pm on weekends, we'll be restricted to working with urgent cases only. 

Nicholson House

Nicholson Walk
Maidenhead
Berkshire
SL6 1LD

Phone number 01628 640 200

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9am - 7pm 9am - 7pm 9am - 7pm 9am - 7pm 9am - 7pm 9am - 3pm 9am - 3pm

Between 5pm to 7pm on weekdays and 9am to 3pm on weekends, we'll be restricted to working with urgent cases only. 

Barkham Day Hospital 

Wokingham Hospital
41 Barkham Road
Wokingham
RG41 2RE

Phone number 0118 949 5101

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9am - 7pm 9am - 7pm 9am - 7pm 9am - 7pm 9am - 7pm 9am - 3pm 9am - 3pm

Between 5pm to 7pm on weekdays and 9am to 3pm on weekends, we'll be restricted to working with urgent cases only.