Amberstone Rehabilitation Unit – Recovery Activities Volunteers – Hailsham

This entry was last updated: 14th January, 2019

Amberstone Rehabilitation Unit is part of the rehabilitation service in East Sussex. It is a 24 hour inpatient hospital. Service users are encouraged to work in partnership with their support team.

Amberstone aim to provide a high standard of care. They support service users to reach their optimum level of recovery. Patients are admitted for rehabilitation. They have a diagnosis of mental illness which could include Schizophrenia, Bi Polar Affective Disorder, Depression, Schizoaffective, Personality disorder, adjustment disorder, generalised anxiety and dual diagnosis (which is street illegal drug use linked with the onset of mental illness). There are many more different illnesses and disorders.

Amberstone staff work alongside the patients in the recovery processes. We offer psychology, occupational therapy, peer specialist support, nursing care, medical care, groups and activities which are evidence based, therapeutic and recovery focused.

The Recovery Activities Volunteers will encourage and support our service users to take part in a variety of daily living activities such as, cooking activities, self-care activities, arts and crafts, hobbies, social inclusion, gardening, and physical exercise. As the unit is a busy environment, it is essential that volunteers are able to take a proactive approach to the role, whilst always being guided by their supervisor and wishes of the patients.

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Contact Information

Address

Carters Corner, Hailsham, BN27 4HU

Phone

07810 656746

Email

volunteering@sussexpartnership.nhs.uk

Volunteering Opportunities

Please contact the organisation to discuss

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