Huntercombe Hospital Maidenhead is a specialist child and adolescent mental health hospital for young people of both genders aged 12-18 years with either an eating disorder or other diagnosed mental illness.    Within our eating unit we offer inpatient treatment for up to 20 young people with severe Anorexia Nervosa, Atypical Restrictive Eating Disorder, Bulimia Nervosa and related eating disorders.  The hospital is set within extensive grounds in a rural location but just ½ mile from junction 7 of the M4 motorway.  

Referral Criteria & Process

We accept referrals from NHS consultants from all over the UK and sometimes from abroad, and treatment here is usually funded by NHS England.   For referrals,  call us on 0330 660 5555 or email huntercombe.referrals@nhs.net. Our referrals service is available 24/7, seven days a week.

Qualifications

The Huntercombe Hospital Maidenhead has been helping young people with eating disorders since 1996. We know that the journey to recovery is often challenging but it is possible.  Our eating disorders team is a highly skilled and experienced multi-disciplinary team, allowing individuals and their families access to staff with a variety of skills and professional backgrounds.  Our clinical team is headed by a Consultant Psychiatrist and comprises an associate specialist, dietitian and chefs, social workers, teachers, physiotherapist, nurses, support workers, occupational therapist and occupational therapist assistants, psychologists, family therapist and dance therapist. Our specialist treatment programme, tailored to each patient's individual requirements, is one of the leading services of its type in the UK with a proven track record of working successfully with young people, including those with the most severe eating disorders.  Our treatment programme emphasises the role that the family plays in helping the young person to recover.  

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Last Updated: 20/02/2018
Availability: In patient facility, emergency and out of hours admissions accepted
Age Groups: (0-15) (16-18)
12-18 years of age
Fees: No
NHS treatment, please contact us for further information on self-funded referrals
Categories
Types of Support:
Face to face
Telephone
Group/peer support
Inpatient
Daypatient
Skype
Specialisms:
Anorexia
Types of Service:
Independent Treatment Centre
Types of Treatment:
Counselling
Nutrition
Dietetics
Other Psychotherapy
Family Therapy
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT)
Focal Psychodynamic psychotherapy
Occupational Therapy
Cognitive Remediation Therapy (CRT)