Newton House provides care and treatment in a least restrictive environment, working closely with placing authorities in developing and delivering quality programmes of care.
The service provides an environment where patients can receive the care required to manage their complex and long term needs along with providing a positive therapeutic placement with appropriate treatment interventions assessed on individual specific needs.
Newton House’s philosophy of care is based upon the principles of rehabilitation, recovery and inclusion. Core themes include enhancing strengths and resilience of long-term patients and their families; Maintaining optimism for growth and recovery, treating people with respect and acceptance, Improving holistic quality of life for all, reducing stigma, promoting inclusion, therapeutic risk taking and promotion of personal responsibility.
The staff team that support the delivery of service at Newton House are a highly experienced multi-disciplinary team comprising of the hospital managers, consultant psychiatrist, clinical psychologist, social worker, occupational therapist and team, head of therapies, nursing staff, support team, Mental Health Act administrator, administrators and risk and patient safety officer. MHC provides access to ongoing professional training and development programmes and invests in external training when required.
The staff team work closely with commissioners and care coordinator’s to plan the patient’s discharge in to the community from day one of admission.