Arnold Lodge

We provide medium secure inpatient services for adults and older people with mental illness and/or personality disorder.    
Arnold Lodge Entrance

Our services include:

  • Male Mental Illness Service - providing admission and assessment and continuing care and rehabilitation.   Read more about the Male Mental Illness Service [pdf] 578KB
  • Male Personality Disorder Services - providing a treatment programme for patients from prison, and high secure services.
  • Women's Services - providing standard and enhanced medium secure services.


Accessing our service

Patient at Arnold Lodge drumming

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 us

Arnold Lodge, Cordelia Close, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE5 0LE
Telephone: 0116 207 7700

Help in a crisis

Please ring 0116 207 7700

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.


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


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).


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.