Brooklands is a purpose built hospital, consisting of six specialist separate units, providing inpatient assessment and treatments services to adults and children who are living with a learning disability. It is a Centre of Excellence and hosts a Specialist Assessment and Treatment Service (SATS). 

Services brooklands exterior

  • Learning Disability Assessment and Treatment Service
  • Medium Secure Learning Disability Service (male)
  • Low Secure Learning Disability Service (male)
  • Low Secure Learning Disability Service (female)
  • Young Persons’ Learning Disability Service
  • Adolescent Learning Disability Service

The service accepts patients from the West and East Midlands region and beyond. The adults service has three elements:

Amber Unit 

The Amber Unit, has 12 adult beds, with separate facilities for males and females, with capacity to offer up to six high dependency beds. The high dependency beds are for those individuals who present with a higher level of challenging behaviour, levels of disturbance, violence and mental health problems. The unit will admit individuals with a learning disability of 18 years or over. The unit caters for males and females in separate wings, there is a separate female lounge and all bedrooms are ensuite, there are additional gender specific bathrooms located within the wings.

Jade Unit 

The Adolescent Service provides comprehensive in-patient assessment and treatment for adolescents who have a learning disability and other associated mental health and behavioural problems. The units provide treatment packages for individuals aged between 12 and 18 years old who present with a wide variety of behaviours as a result of environmental, psychiatric and neurological difficulties and who cannot be managed in their home or school settings.

Rainbow Unit 

The Rainbow Unit is an Autism Low Secure male unit, made up of three individual apartments which include: a bedroom, bathroom, lounge space and possible kitchenette use based on assessment. There is also additional communal facilities including the use of a therapy room, multi-faith room, lounge and dining area.

In order to be admitted to Rainbow unit you must have all of the following:Rainbow Unit

  • A diagnosis of a mental health condition 
  • A diagnosis of Autism 
  • History of Criminal offences
  • Detained under the Mental Health Act

The aims of this service:

  • To provide short to medium term treatment and/or rehabilitation
  • To support you and prepare you for discharge
  • To provide help enabling you to build skills to contribute towards society
  • To provide you with tools to recognise and manage risk behaviours including reducing offending behaviour

Further information on the criteria and the Personalised Integrated Treatment Pathway:

SATS Criteria and Treatment Pathway.pdf [pdf] 349KB