Malsis Hall

Malsis Hall is a refurbished country house and estate that provides a Care Home with Nursing as well as a Care Home without Nursing. There is also a purpose-built Hospital on site along with more independent Studio Apartments. This provides a clear care pathway and gives various living and support options to match need, whilst enabling the individual to live in the least restrictive environment safely.

The service holistically supports people with complex mental health conditions on their journey to recovery and independence. We strive to provide quality care and support to enable the person to be as safe and independent as they possibly can be and that they have a clear care pathway back into the community.

We provide opportunities to develop and maintain skills and coping strategies needed for everyday life. We pride ourselves on early intervention and our pathway at Malsis Hall ensures the person builds and develops confidence enabling them to successfully progress down the various available living options on-site to living in the community.

We place emphasis on maximising quality of life and reducing admissions to hospital.

Service User Profile

Men & women aged 18 or over whom;

  • Have complex needs with a diagnosed mental health condition
  • Informal or detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 (amended 2007)
  • Individuals under the Mental Capacity Act (2005) and DoLs
  • Presenting with complex and challenging behaviours relating to their mental health
  • Requiring a bespoke treatment pathway
  • Experiencing failed or difficult placements and whom would benefit from a period of rehabilitation in a patient centred, recovery focused environment
  • Presenting with treatment resistant mental health disorders
  • People moving down the care pathway from secure or acute accommodation

Service Overview

Malsis Hall offers a therapeutic environment providing effective treatment and rehabilitation through collaboratively working with and empowering each individual. We develop individual pathways that are positive giving each person purpose and goals which are achievable. Interventions focus on positive risk taking and all interventions are recovery based.

The pathway provided on site which includes hospital beds through to independent living apartments supports this rehabilitative approach.

We are a community facing service encouraging integration and independence through engagement and empowerment to enable positive and sustained outcomes.

  • An initial Care Plan is formulated prior to admission and continues upon admission once the multidisciplinary team have completed a full assessment
  • A full Care Programme Approach (CPA) begins within three months of admission and six monthly thereafter unless other arrangements are agreed
  • A holistic approach is promoted, meeting personalised treatment goals to maximise the opportunity for community living
  • There are close links with education, local support groups and real life work opportunities to facilitate community integration
  • Comprehensive and regular risk assessments are undertaken in collaboration with each individual
  • Developing and maintaining social networks that are important to the individual
  • Continuity of care across the whole care pathway from a dedicated multi-disciplinary team

An Environment Suited to Recovery

Malsis Hall is close to the villages of Glusburn and Crosshills enabling community links and access to local shops and amenities.

It benefits from extensive and peaceful grounds giving views to the surrounding countryside. The service is split across various buildings and includes;

Shelton House – 4 x eight bedded hospital suites focusing on engagement and individual needs assessments

Malsis Hall – providing six en-suite bedrooms and one apartment that provides a care home setting with Nursing which develops relapse prevention skills and symptom management

Frost House & Pullen Cottages – providing 12 self-contained apartments with or without Nursing input for more independent living to support a seamless transition into the community

There are extensive facilities on-site including; occupational kitchens, numerous lounge and dining areas, activity and occupation spaces, private gardens with outdoor seating, a gymnasium, a chapel and family rooms. Community access is highly valued and promoted wherever possible.

Each environment is extremely comfortable, spacious and homely providing opportunities for people to feel safe and secure and which promotes recovery.

Pre-Admission Assessment

  • We aim to complete a Multidisciplinary assessment on all referrals within 3 working days. This involves an initial review of documentation, followed by a detailed clinical interview by two-members of the team and the person in their current setting.
  • We are committed to keeping families and previous carers involved at all times as we begin the care planning journey focusing on recovery, transition and discharge whether to one of our internal cottages/apartments or into a community-based living setting.

Visitors

At Malsis Hall we recognise keeping in contact with family and friends is an integral part of any recovery journey. We encourage relatives and friends to visit at any time and are committed to supporting the family as a whole.

Location

Malsis Hall, Malsis Drive, off Colne Road, Glusburn, Keighley, West Yorkshire, BD20 8FH

01535 286240

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