Crocus ward

  • Our ward is a 19 bedded unit that offers care and treatment for male and female patients over 75 years of age. We are part of the specialist services. The service offers Inpatient care for older people with functional or organic mental illness,  we provide assessment and treatment of older people with a range of diagnoses, who require hospital care due to the severity of need. We provide services for patients cannot be cared for in the community or other settings, due to the intensity and expertise of the care required. Within this setting all aspects of physical health, social care needs, and risks are jointly managed by a multi-disciplinary team, which forms part of a planned and integrated holistic system approach to care. Our close links with Community Services allow continuity of care and enable us to provide a whole system approach to care.

  • Service Type: Adults
  • Service Contact: crocusward@swlstg.nhs.uk
  • Service Category: Inpatient
  • Address: Crocus ward,  Morrison Building,  Springfield University Hospital,  Jupiter Way, London, SW17 0LL
  • Reception hours: 24hrs for admission. Visiting times: 10:00-11:45, 14:00 -17:00 and 19;00 to 20:00
  • Reception phone number: 0203 513 6701

About our care

High standard of care, Positive experience the patients journey whilst an in  patient, and the aim to ensure the patient rights are not compromised during their recovery. To work collaboratively with the patients and carers. To treat service users with respect and dignity. We will also ensure the patients remain safe. 

Who is this service for?

The service offers inpatient care for older people with functional or organic mental illness,  we provide assessment and treatment of older people with a range of diagnoses, who require hospital care due to the severity of need. We provide services for patients cannot be cared for in the community or other settings, due to the intensity and expertise of the care required. 

Referrals and access

We get referrals from our catchment area via the community team, from care homes , and from acute hospital.

Patient information

We support the patients with their individual needs,  Psychological intervention by getting to the root of the problem through different treatment approaches, medication evaluation and management, psychotherapy intervention, physiotherapy intervention, ADL assessment, we also offer 7 days activities facilitated by the ward OT and activity worker.