Huddersfield Adult Memory Disorders Unit
The Huddersfield Adult Memory Disorder Unit (HAMDU) is a purposefully designed eight-person therapy-led service aimed to support individuals over 18 years of age who have a memory disorder and associated distressing or challenging behaviours, HAMDU is part of a pathway within Helme Hall enabling the residents to continue through their lives with consistency, safety and specialist behavioural support at all times.
With an up skilled competent and compassionate team who have not simply high levels of personal care skills but specialist knowledge around complex behavioural challenges and de-escalation techniques,behavioural therapy, together with an underpinning positive behavioural support framework. We celebrate individuality to gain the best possible outcomes for the wonderful people we are fortunate enough to support.
Who we support
- Adults aged 18 years of age
- Primary diagnosis of a memory disorder
- Acquired brain injury
- Associated cognitive impairment and moderate to severe levels of distress or challenging behaviours including mental illness
- Complex presentations requiring a specialist environment,. structured but individualised approach with high staff team levels.
- Complex presentations requiring a specialised environment, structured but individualised approach and high staffing levels.