The Mildred Creak Unit has 10 beds.
Patients on the Mildred Creak Unit range from seven to 14 years old.
Staff on the ward
Staff who work on the ward include child and adolescent psychiatrists, nurses, therapeutic care workers, teachers, family therapists, social workers, psychologists and child and adolescent psychotherapists
The following members of staff will be available to help you during your stay on the Mildred Creak Unit:
- Dr Jon Goldin, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
- Sharon Philips, Ward Sister
Conditions we treat
Some of the conditions we treat on the Mildred Creak Unit include:
- eating disorders
- somatising disorders (where you suffer from unexplained medical symptoms)
- mood disorders (such as depression, where you feel very sad)
- other emotional and behavioural problems
Facilities for children and young people
The Mildred Creak Unit has a lounge area with comfy chairs, a TV, a DVD player, books, board games and a Nintendo Wii.
There is a dining room where staff and patients (and parents when visiting) can eat together, and also a roof garden.
You can also use the Activity Centre on the ground floor of the Southwood Building, which has an outdoor area and a dedicated room (the Den) for teenagers.
You will have lessons at the hospital school, which is on the ground floor of the Southwood Building, next to the Activity Centre.