Mental health

Basildon Mental Health Unit

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Basildon Hospital
SS16 5NL

0300 123 0808

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4 reviews from the local community

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#11 of 52 Mental health services in Essex

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  1. Drugs, alcohol, self harm, assault

    My mum had been an inpatient here on many occasions, during these stays of respite I visited nearly each day.
    I witnessed people drinking disguised alcohol,
    one patient told me he bought cocaine into the unit by hiding it in his anus.
    I witnessed a lady trying to hurt her wrists with plastic cutlery
    (i informed the staff on each occasion of what I’d witnessed)

    Also whilst my mum was on this unit she was pulled around the floor by another patient and also had £25 stolen from her. I attempted to take this up with the unit staff who shut me down each time.

  2. Very poor

    Get no help feel very let down

  3. Disgraced Themselves

    This service was in the news recently, for the abuse and exploitation of Patients. So apparently the Mental Health Service cannot identify sociopathic tendencies when it is hiring its own Staff. This has led to a loss of Faith in both the ability of the NHS to provide Mental Health Care, and in the underlying theoretical basis for establishing the presence of Mental Illness. Treat the Patients like Human Beings.

  4. Staff don't help anyone, speak unintelligably

    Stayed here on a section 28 for 4 days, worst experience of my life. Staff didn’t do anything to keep patients safe. Managed to get out but feel sorry for those being abused in this manner. It’s like an old lunatic asylum. Disgraceful.