Silver Birch Ward
Silver Birch is a 20 bedded assessment ward. It is available for people aged 65+ with a diagnosis of dementia or challenging behaviour.
The service is also available to anyone over 18 with a mental health condition due to a medical or physical disease (rather than a psychiatric illness).
Accessing our services
Access to the ward is via referral from the community mental health teams.
For more information please see our leaflets:
1pm – 4pm and 6pm – 7:30pm daily.
Information for health professionals
How to refer someone to this service
Referral has to be agreed by a consultant within the Mental Health Service for Older People (MHSOP).
Dr Nisha Mokashi, Consultant Psychiatrist