Arnold Lodge

Arnold Lodge Entrance

Arnold Lodge provides medium secure inpatient services for adults, including older people, with mental illness and/or personality disorder.

Our services include:

Arnold Lodge is one of nine providers across the East Midlands who are working in new ways through a project known as Improved Pathways and Community Teams (IMPACT). Each organisation has committed to an agreed set of values which emphasise hope, openness and honesty, a person-centred approach, empowerment and opportunity, and collaboration, as well as safety and least restriction principles.

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 their skills and knowledge through comprehensive and supportive supervision, which links to continued professional development. For example, we support our healthcare assistants to complete their nurse training.

We aspire to providing an inclusive and outstanding service by improving our engagement with patients, carers and staff,, based on least restrictive practice and quality improvements.

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

Tel: 0116 207 7700


Visiting information and restrictions

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.



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.

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


Lead clinician

Dr Steve Geelan


General Manager

Marimouttou Coumarassamy


Service commissioned by

Midlands and East (East Midlands Hub).



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