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Hertfordshire

Eric Shepherd Secure Services

ESFS provides a full secure treatment pathway for people with Intellectual Disabilities (Learning Disability) offering treatments including specialist psychological, psychiatric and behavioural therapies and complex specialist rehabilitation, to people detained under the mental health act, to allow people to return to life in society. This services include: 

  • Warren Court, a medium secure inpatient unit with 30 beds for men who are considered a risk of doing serious harm to others.
  • 4 Bowlers’ Green, a low secure unit with 9 beds for men who are considered a significant risk of doing harm to others.

Offending Behaviours Intervention Service

OBIS is a community-based multi-professional forensic team for people with intellectual disability and/or autism.  The team helps people to overcome problematic behaviour that might lead to conviction, and also supports people who have been in secure care to leave hospital sooner.

Beech Ward

Beech ward is a 15 bedded low secure service for men with mental illnesses and personality disorders who are at significant risk of doing harm to others.  The service offers specialist psychological, psychiatric and behavioural therapies and complex specialist rehabilitation, to people detained under the mental health act, to allow people to return to life in society.

Hertfordshire Community Forensic Team

The Hertfordshire CFT is a multiprofessional hybrid community forensic service that supports people with mental disorders, living in Hertfordshire, who are at risk of, or who have committed, a serious offence, to stay well and safe in the community.  This includes offering specialist advice and assessment to manage risk, working alongside community teams and other providers to provide periods of increased support at times of crisis, and supports people who have been treated in secure hospital care to move into the community.

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