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Respite Services (Wainwright Crescent)

This is a 12 bed respite care unit providing a city wide residential respite resource to adults with mental health needs 24 hours, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

People eligible for the service are those in receipt of support from Community Mental Health Teams or Sheffield Assertive Outreach Team (SORT) and are in need of a planned period of respite care (long- and short-term), emergency or crisis respite, or carer respite. Also eligible are individuals who are currently in- patients on acute wards, who require a transitional period of support to return back to the community.

During a period of respite, services may include mental health education, social engagement activities, housing support, support to engage in the wider community and support to develop independent living skills.

Referrals are accepted from all Sheffield Community Mental Health Teams, Sheffield Assertive Outreach Team (SORT) and in-patient acute wards via the Discharge Co-ordinators.


Contact Details

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Street: 48 Wainwright Crescent

City: Sheffield

Postcode: S13 8EN

Email: wainwright.crescent@shsc.nhs.uk

Phone: 0114 265 2503

Alt Phone: 0114 254 5200 Fax

Website: http://shsc.nhs.uk/service/wainwright-cr

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