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National services

Adult services

National services

Adult services

National services

Adult services

National services

Adult services

National Autism Unit (inpatients)


  • 18 years and over
  • Male only
  • Pervasive developmental disorder
  • Diagnosed or suspected autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Emotional problems or severe and enduring mental health problems in the context of ASD
  • Informal and formal patients
  • Referrals from the criminal justice system in conjunction with NHS funding and after-care
  • Local services must remain involved throughout the admission and attend regular meetings
  • Collaborative working with local care teams on future care planning

Exclusion

Clinical appropriateness for inpatient treatment is determined at the initial assessment, with all referrals assessed prior to admission