We Offer

Draper house offers a holistic approach to recovery whilst maximising potential and promoting independence, which includes a focus on effective clear boundaries, interpersonal relationships, structure, consistency, encouragement and progression.

Treatment Programmes

Our treatment programmes are psychologically informed; evidence based and designed to support individuals through their recovery pathway by reducing symptomology and supporting them to utilise effective coping strategies. Treatment plans are individualised following a holistic formulation and delivered by an experienced specialist multidisciplinary team.

Our Goal

Our goal is to enable women with complex mental health needs achieve their full potential and progress towards independent or supported living in the community.


Draper House is a 15 bed rehabilitation service located in St Helens. We provide patient focused and evidence- based care which is bespoke to each individual and their needs. We plan with the patient their recovery journey from the point of referral to recovery and enable a supportive and transitional discharge period which aims to be facilitated in a seamless manner. The service ethos embraces recovery principles and incorporates interventions which promote and enable the rehabilitation pathway within a locked environment.

Draper House is a psychologically informed and planned service which focusses on the provision of a nurturing and enabling environment through utilizing a clear operational framework, rehabilitation and clinical model developed to meet the needs of the patient group. Our therapeutic approach incorporates a focus on effective interpersonal relationships, structure, clear boundaries and consistency, safety, progression, encouragement and clinical direction.


Our service aims to provide specialist assessment, treatment, interventions and support to enable the recovery of those Patient whose complex needs cannot be met by general adult mental health services. Patients are supported through their recovery pathway with the aim of achieving successful community living with appropriate levels of support. We aim to address and minimise symptoms, develop insight (where functional ability allows), promote meaningful activities allowing for skills development, support activities of daily living where required, monitor and manage physical health needs all in collaboration with the patient and their carers/family members where possible.

  • Improve the management of the patient’s condition
  • Increase their independence
  • Reduce risky behaviour
  • Improve their physical health
  • Improve their self-esteem and self-worth
  • Increase social inclusion, promote daily structure and routine.

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Admission criteria

Female patients aged 18 years and over

Detained under the Mental Health Act or Mental Capacity Act

Complex mental health needs due to mental illness

Complex mental health needs due to personality disorder

May have a mild learning disability with co-existing mental illness

May have a history of treatment resistance

Patients who have been placed within secure services, who have made sufficient progress to allow for their risks and presentation to be managed within a less secure environment

May have a history of offending due to and/or substance misuse problems

Deemed suitable for treatment and rehabilitation in a non-secure setting

Facilities at Draper House

For referrals, please contact 0151 477 1234 or referrals@draperhouse.co.uk