The Woodhouse

Specialist service for adults with learning disability and autism


Lockwood Road,



ST10 4QU


Call us on: 0153 875 5623

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The Woodhouse provides a pathway of learning disability and autism services set in a quiet, private setting and provides a range of small, bespoke units and cottages.

Located in Cheadle, Staffordshire, the town enjoys excellent facilities and amenities with a wide range of shops, cafes and a leisure centre. The area provides a more relaxed local environment to enable patients to engage in their therapeutic programme. The Woodhouse is centrally located and is only 75 minutes by car from Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham and Nottingham.


The Woodhouse offers:

  • Timely assessment, treatment and rehabilitation placements
  • Individualised and intensive packages of care through our High Intensity Service
  • Step down to community based services such as The Woodlands in Wolstanton


The service is specialist in providing care for individuals with:

  • Autism
  • Forensic histories; including sexual offending
  • Highly complex and severe challenging behaviour

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The hospital is able to accept patients detained under the Mental Health Act, including Restriction Orders and those supported by Deprivation of Liberties Safeguards.


The service is available for:

  • Individuals living in the community who due to crisis may have been admitted to an acute setting or PICU and require a period of short term assessment, treatment and rehabilitation to enable them to return back to their home environment
  • Those stepping down from secure care who require a period of rehabilitation before moving into the community


The Woodhouse benefits from an integrated multi- disciplinary team of Psychiatry, Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language Therapy and Activity professionals which means that there is a real emphasis on individually planned structured therapeutic and activity based work to enable people to be develop their independent living skills for move on into the community.

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