Who we are
Aquarius Ward is an inpatient service for young people aged 12-18 who have a serious mental illness e.g. psychosis, bipolar affective disorder, depression, severe anxiety disorders, OCD emerging personality disorder.
Who is the service for
This service is for young people aged 12-18 who have a serious mental illness or are experiencing an acute mental health crisis which requires short term crisis intervention either in hospital or in their own home / community setting
Conditions we treat
Where to find us
Springfield University Hospital
Telephone: 0203 513 5432, 0203 513 5421, 0203 513 6609
Fax: 0203 513 5439
Our opening hours
Who you might see / our staff
Depending on your needs you will see a variety of people including social workers, mental health practitioners, child and adolescent psychotherapists or a psychologist. Some of our key staff include:
Jo Beer: Ward Manager
Dr Daljit Jagdev: Consultant
Debs Parsons: Modern Matron
What you can expect
If you use our services you will receive an assessment of your mental health needs and a care plan detailing the suport you will recieve. Everybody who uses our services has one named person who will co-ordinate their care and support. This person will be called either a named professional or, if your needs are more complex, a care co-ordinator. This person will be your main point of contact and you can talk with them about how your treatment and support are going. When you come to hospital we will make sure you are given information about your rights and that you are only in hospital for as long as you need. When you arrive you will be given a welcome pack which will give you and your family all the information you need to know - like the visiting times and phone numbers.
Referrals are accepted from Tier 3 CAMHS services.
Telephone 020 3513 5421/5425/5427/5430
Fax 020 3513 5439