Simmons House Adolescent Unit

Main Address

  • Simmons House Adolescent Unit
    53 Woodside Avenue
    London
    N10 3HU
  • 0203 316 1753 (Admin Office), 020 3316 1771 (Nursing Office)

Hours

  • 24 Hours / 7 days per week

Simmons House Adolescent Unit is an in-patient psychiatric unit. The unit has places for a maximum of 12 young people. In individual single bedrooms.

The average length of treatment admissions is between 6 and 9 months, but can be up to a year. The length of stay at Simmons House depends on the young person's needs. Acute admissions tend to stay for up to six weeks

Adolescents and their families or carers receive an individually planned and structured treatment package combining as appropriate:

  1. Psychiatric assessment and medication
  2. Family therapy (which is often video taped)
  3. Individual therapy
  4. Occupational therapy
  5. Group work and education.

All young people have to have a place to live in the community during their time at Simmons House. The unit cannot be an adolescentís home as adolescents should not have their home in hospital.

Client Groups

Simmons House Adolescent Unit is for young people between 13 and 17 years of age.

General Enquiries

0203 316 1753 (Admin Office), 020 3316 1771 (Nursing Office)

Referral

Simmons House Adolescent Unit is for young people between 13 and 17 years of age.

Useful resources

Further Information

Key Contacts

Duncan Riley
Service Manager

Dr Simon Lewis
Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist& Clinical Lead