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St Charles Hospital Older Adult Mental Health Services

The St Charles Older Adult Mental Health Services offer a wide range of services to residents over the age of 65. The main catchment area covers North Kensington and the Paddington area of Westminster. The inpatient services comprise of two wards: Oak & Redwood. These wards also cover the North East
Westminster catchment area together with the Home Treatment Team and the Admiral Nursing Service.

The unit also houses Chamberlain Day Hospital, Psychology Services, Kensington & Chelsea Social Services, Family Therapy,
Occupational Therapy (based in the Chamberlain Day Hospital) and Arts Therapy.

St Charles Hospital, Nightingale Centre , Exmoor Street, London, W10 6DZ
020 8206 7220
020 8206 7191

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This is the support or care that a person can expect to receive once discharged from inpatient care. Typically a discharge plan will be developed by the multidisciplinary team with the service user which will make clear what care and support will be provided.
Art therapy offers an opportunity to explore intense or painful thoughts and feelings in a supportive environment. It involves using a wide variety of art materials to create a visual representation of thought and feelings. Art Therapy services can be provided on an individual or group basis.
Old age consists of ages nearing the average lifespan of human beings, and thus the end of the human life cycle. Euphemisms for older people include advanced adult, elderly, and senior or senior citizen. Older people have limited regenerative abilities and are more prone to disease, syndromes, and sickness than other adults.