Rydon ward 1 and 2 each have 15 beds that provide assessment and treatment primarily for adults of working age who are experiencing an acute mental health problem. We have a team of specialist mental health doctors, nurses and therapists who work closely with our home treatment team. Rydon ward 1 predominantly provides services for people who live in the Taunton area. Rydon ward 2 predominantly provides services for people who live in the Bridgwater and Somerset Coast areas. Rydon ward 1 also accepts admissions for serving members of the military.
Rydon ward provides a dedicated place of safety for patients who are detained.
Although many admissions to inpatient services are on an urgent basis we recognise that there may be times when a planned admission to hospital is being considered. Under these circumstances if you would like the opportunity to visit the inpatient ward prior to admission, please contact the ward direct.
Monday to Friday 4pm to 9pm
Weekends 10am to 9pm
Please telephone the ward for further information about visiting and the number of visitors allowed.