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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We have a number of temporary service changes in light of the Coronavirus pandemic. Temporary changes to our services.


We have a range of information and advice here: Coronavirus information.

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General ward facilities

When patients arrive at Swallownest Court, ward staff help them settle in by introducing themselves, showing them around and making them aware of their rights.


bedroomAll rooms are private with en-suite toilet and shower facilities. Patients also have their own lockable safe in their room for personal possessions.

Day services

On the ward patients have access to lounge and activity areas, and there is a separate ladies’ lounge.

Patients are invited to take part in regular activities which are organised by therapy and ward staff, and there is also a good selection of games and books available.

There are also rooms available to talk to staff individually, and for any religious or spiritual needs.

Outside space

All of the wards have access to external courtyards, which can be used during the day and evenings. outside space at Swallownest Court

Other facilities

The gym is available most days, with a ladies only gym session once a week.

Patients can be referred to the gym by their nurse, doctor, or occupational therapist. The physiotherapist visits patients before they start attending the gym.