Forensic Low Secure Inpatient Service

What our service does

The Forensic Low Secure Inpatient Service is provided to adults who are detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 and who:

•have been identified as requiring hospital admission for assessment or treatment but do not require intensive care. (the patient would usually be involved in criminal proceedings, requiring transfer from custodial settings);
•have been identified as requiring a rehabilitation programme within a low secure setting and are able to participate in such a programme.

The service provides individualised care and evaluation of the patient’s progress and recovery. People are encouraged to be involved in their care planning and, where possible, the family is also involved.


Location of our service

Robin Pinto Unit
Calnwood Road
Luton

Covers Bedfordshire


Who our service provides for

•Patients requiring hospital admission for assessment or treatment that cannot be managed in an acute inpatient setting.
•Patients involved in criminal proceedings, requiring transfer from custodial settings.


How to start using our service

Referrals are accepted from the following:

•courts;
•consultant psychiatrists;
•prisons;
•medium secure services;
•mental health units.

Admission within 14 days from assessment following referral.


Contact for more information

Name:
Katrina Moriarty
Role:
Team Leader
Address:
Calnwood Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU4 0FB
Telephone:
01582 657500
Fax:
01582 657501
Email:
karina.moriarty@sept.nhs.uk
Opening Hours:
24 hours, 365 days

Therapies staff: Monday - Friday 09.00 – 17:00