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In the Rochdale borough (which includes Heywood and Middleton) we provide a range of communitymental health  and specialist services that aim to keep you healthy from the day you are born through to the end of your life. 

We work in partnership with a range of other organisations to deliver many of our services to make sure your care is joined up. This supports our commitment to providing integrated services that ensure you can benefit from ‘whole person care’.

Community services

We offer a wide range of nursing and therapy services in the borough.

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Mental health services

Mental health services in the Rochdale borough range from low-level support for people experiencing conditions such as low mood or stress, to greater levels of support from community mental health teams.

In addition, there are dedicated services for older people, aged 65 or over, living in the borough. These include a RAID (Rapid Assessment Interface Discharge) team that is based on the Oasis Unit of Rochdale Infirmary – a specialised unit designed to provide care for patients with a medical problem in a dementia friendly environment.

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Specialist services

In the Rochdale borough, we deliver the following specialist services:

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS): 

These are service that help and support children and young people aged up to 16 years who are having difficulties around their emotions, behaviour, development or relationships.  We offer community-based services and also two hospital-based units 

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Learning disability services: 

We provide a wide range of specialist services to adults over the age of 18, who have a learning disability. We provide specialist assessment, support, workshops and training.

We focus on ensuring that we meet every individual’s needs, including supporting their physical and emotional wellbeing

Examples of the support we offer includes: health action planning, speech and language therapy, positive behaviour assessment, dementia support, transition planning, psychological therapies, forensic risk assessment and epilepsy care planning. 

We also provide advice and support to primary care and hospital professionals to ensure services are accessible for people with a learning disability.

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Rehabilitation and High Support (RHSD) services: 

These are range of low-secure and rehabilitation units located across Greater Manchester. The aim is to support service users to reach their full potential with the aim of enabling them to safely integrate back into their local communities, where appropriate.

The following RHSD units are located in Rochdale:

  • Stansfield Place: our only mixed-sex rehabilitation unit for people aged 18 to 65 years
  • Prospect Place: a low secure unit for men aged 18 to 65 years

Stansfield Place only accepts referrals for people who live in the Rochdale borough or Bury. 

However, the majority of our other RHSD units, including Prospect Place, accept referrals for people right across the Pennine Care footprint, and further afield where appropriate.

Find out more by visiting our RHSD page.

Find a service

Our service directory provides a quick and easy way to find a service in the boroughs we cover – which includes Rochdale (including Heywood and Middleton), Bury, Oldham, Stockport, Tameside and Glossop and Trafford.

You can search by borough, postcode, service type, service name, or simply a key word. 

Our service directory can be accessed on our home page or by clicking here.

What’s happening in the Rochdale borough?

You can keep up to date about our plans and developments in the Rochdale borough by visiting the news or events section of our website. 

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