The Harbour is a 154 bed mental health hospital, which provides care and treatment for adults who cannot be safely treated at home. The ward team is multidisciplinary and includes a variety of mental health professionals. 

The hospital has single ensuite bedrooms of varying specialisms over 10 wards, the wards are defined as follows:

  • Churchill and Orwell: 2 Male acute mental health wards
  • Shakespeare and Stevenson: 2 Female acute mental health wards
  • Dickens: Male advanced care need ward
  • Austen: Female advanced care need ward
  • Wordsworth: Male dementia ward
  • Bronte: Female dementia ward
  • Keats: Male Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
  • Byron: Female Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

The Harbour Ethos – The Lancashire Way

The Harbour has been specifically designed to fulfil the Lancashire Way Ethos.

Our focus is to be:

  • Person Centred – respecting a person’s need for privacy and dignity
  • Needs led – care based on a person’s individual need not their age
  • Accommodating of and responsive to physical health care needs
  • Focused on recovery and promoting independence
  • Therapeutic – achieved through the design and environment as well as formal therapeutic interventions
  • Empowering by providing the facilities needed for people to continue and develop their everyday living skill.