To provide mental health assessment and treatment using the recovery model and using clients preferred method of communication (British Sign Language).
The National Centre for Mental Health and Deafness (JDU) provides a high standard of specialist NHS mental health services to adult deaf people and is one of three NHS providers offering inpatient services for deaf adults in the UK. The service is predominantly provided to people who use British Sign Language (BSL) and also supports other deaf, deafened and deaf/blind individuals.
JDU provides services to people who are deaf and have a severe and enduring mental illness and also undertake comprehensive assessment including communication and language, neuropsychology and psychometric and a range of other therapies
The service is based in Manchester and has a catchment area of the North of England, Wales and Scotland.
John Denmark Unit
Bury New Road
Phone: 0161 772 3400
Fax: 0161 772 3401