Help in a crisis during Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

During this COVID-19 pandemic there may have to be changes in the way some of our services work. Please contact the service directly to check how services are being delivered and follow their advice.

If you need help in a mental health crisis during Coronavirus pandemic outside office hours please contact our crisis team: Help in a crisis

For other medical advice and support contact your your GP or visit NHS 111.

Only visit your local Emergency Department for serious life-threatening conditions that need immediate medical attention including persistent severe chest pain, loss of consciousness, acute confused state, severe blood loss, serious burns, suspected stroke.

Arnold Lodge

Arnold Lodge forms part of the new care model ‘IMPACT’ (Improved Pathways and Community Teams), which has nine providers in the East Midlands region. The provider collaborative have made a commitment to an agreed set of values which emphasises hope, openness and honesty, a person centred approach, empowerment and opportunity, collaboration as well as safety and least restriction principles.
 
We provide medium secure inpatient services for adults and older people with mental illness and/or personality disorder.    
Arnold Lodge Entrance

Our services include:

Arnold Lodge is a member of the Quality Network for Forensic Mental Health Service.  The latest aggregated report 2017 to 2019 ranks us as the 3rd highest scoring Medium Secure Unit in the country.  60 medium secure mental health services from across the UK and Ireland participated in the latest cycle 12.

We are proud that our workforce is well trained, with our mandatory training statistics 95 - 97% for 2019. We actively encourage our staff to develop through our comprehensive supervision structures that link to continued professional development (CPD). An example of our commitment to staff development includes supporting Health Care Assistants to complete their nurse training.

We continue to aspire to provide an inclusive ‘outstanding’ service by improving engagement with patients, carers and staff, based on least restrictive practice and via quality improvement initiatives.  

 

 

Visiting information

Reception area at Arnold Lodge

You will need to phone us on 0116 207 7700 to arrange to visit. All relevant information will then be provided.

Professional and social visitors must provide photo ID and will require registration on the visitors' database.

Restrictions

Due to the secure environment of Arnold Lodge and the need to maintain the safety of everyone, certain items will not be allowed into the clinical area.

Lockers are available in the reception foyer to hold any restricted items; for example, mobile phones, cigarettes and lighters.

 

The Hub at Arnold Lodge

Research at Arnold Lodge

Arnold Lodge is positive about research to benefit patients, carers and the wider community. For more information about research at Arnold Lodge please see our research page.

Accessing our service

You will only be admitted to Arnold Lodge if you are referred by a professional.

Referrals come from:

  • courts
  • prisons
  • secure hospitals
  • general mental health services
  • independent sector hospitals

Contact and find us

Arnold Lodge
Cordelia Close
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE5 0LE

Tel: 0116 207 7700

Help in a crisis

Information for health professionals

How to refer someone to this service

Contact Dr Steve Geelan at:

The East Midlands Centre for Forensic Mental Health
Arnold Lodge
Cordelia Close
Leicester
LE5 0LE

 

Lead clinician

Dr Steve Geelan

 

General Manager

Marimouttou Coumarassamy
 

Service commissioned by

Midlands and East (East Midlands Hub).

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