Who we are
Jasmines ward is a 16 bed ward for older people with mental health problems. Male and female patients are either admitted informally or under the Mental Health Act (2007).
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Who is the service for
Jasmines ward is a 16 bed acute admission unit for older adults within South West London and St George’s Mental Health Trust. We offer care and treatment for male and female patients over the age of 75 with functional mental health illness or any age for organic mental health illness. Within this setting a thorough assessment of a patient’s physical, social care and mental health needs is completed with a treatment plan devised by a multidisciplinary team. Our close links with Community Services allow continuity of care and enable us to provide a whole system approach to care.
The purpose of hospital admission is to provide care and treatment where it is not safe or appropriate to provide this in the home or other residential setting. Admission to hospital only occurs where community alternatives have actively been considered and excluded.
Conditions we treat
Where to find us
Red Lion Road
Telephone: 0203 513 5000
Our opening hours
24 hour inpatient service
Who you might see / our staff
The ward team is made up of a number of professionals including, Consultants Psychiatrist, Ward Manager, Occupational Therapists, Activity Coordinator, Health Care Support Workers, Nurses, Junior doctors, Physiotherapists, Dieticians, Exercise Therapists, Ward domestic and Ward clerk. We also have access to podiatry services
- Dr Malar Baheerathan: Consultant Psychogeriatrician
- Sara Soames: Ward Manager
What you can expect
When you come to hospital we will make sure you are given information about your rights and that you are only in hospital for as long as you need. When you arrive you will be given a welcome pack which will give you and your family all the information you need to know - like the visiting hours, protected meal times, phone numbers,
On Jasmines ward every patient is treated as a unique individual, whose dignity, privacy, religious beliefs, culture and traditions will be respected at all times. We provide individualised care in an environment that improves the psychological wellbeing of our patients. We are passionate about providing high quality care in a safe environment. We listen to our patients and their families in order to best meet their expectations, and are a dedicated professional team who are passionate about the care of older adults with aim to deliver recovery focused collaborative care. Upon admission to Jasmines, every person will receive a thorough holistic assessment. Through this a treatment and aftercare plan will be formulated. Patients and their carers (where appropriate) will be provided with information relevant to their needs. This will help them to understand their condition and problems, enabling them to make realistic choices about their treatment and care and be fully involved at all stages.
To refer to this service you will need to contact your GP who will link you up with the appropriate older adult service in the community.
An appointment can be booked to discuss your relative's treatment at the care planning review, or to meet with any of the nurses or doctors. An appointment can be booked with the nurse in charge
The ward does not take direct referrals from individuals. All referrals are from the older adult community mental health service or transfers from other in- patients wards within the Trust and are coordinated by the Acute Care Coordination Centre.
Referrals are accepted from secondary mental health services, such as Community Mental Health Teams and Home Treatment Teams, as well as Acute Hospitals (A and E or an inpatient ward) once assessed by the Psychiatric Liaison Team or the on-call Psychiatric Doctor.