Welcome to

The Copse

At The Copse we provide a rehabilitation service for men and women requiring a medium term placement focusing on active rehabilitation in order to progress into future community placements. Patients may or may not be detained under the Mental Health Act (1983) with a diagnosis of mental illness.

More information about The Copse

The Copse is a rehabilitation recovery service for men and women who are living with mental health problems.


The service is located within the heart of the Weston-super-Mare community, minutes from the sea front with excellent bus and rail links and close to the M5.   Referrals come from across the country and service users’ previous placements may include: secure services, acute hospitals and community settings.  The Copse has 24 beds for men and women over four wards within a modern, relaxed and vibrant setting.


The experienced Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) has a strong record in delivering positive outcomes to individuals with a wide range of mental health problems.  The service focuses on active rehabilitation with emphasis placed on accessing mainstream resources whilst promoting, social inclusion, access to education, work experience and the skills required to reduce the risk of isolation and relapse.


Service users are placed at the heart of their care and treatment, and individual therapeutic timetables are developed from the range of options and psychological therapies on offer.  Through working with the individual, their families and wider care teams, people are supported towards positive mental and physical health, and an independent and meaningful life in the community.


Admission criteria


  • Men or Women aged 18 years and over
  • Primary Mental Health Diagnosis
  • May or may not be detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 (amended 2007)
  • May have a forensic history
For more information, to arrange a visit or to make a referral please contact the 24hr referral line 0800 218 2398 or referrals@elysiumhealthcare.co.uk.

We are part of the following

Divisions & Services:

Male and Female services / Adults (18 yrs. +) / 24 beds

Services: Rehabilitation

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The Copse CQC Report