Contact Details

Farnham Road Hospital,
Farnham Road,
Surrey GU2 7LX,
United Kingdom

Telephone: 01483 443 701

Contact Names

Acute Therapy Services Manager: Michelle Marland
Associate Director, Adult Inpatient Services: Claire Clifford
Operational Compliance Manager: Kellyanne Davies

Service Description

The Acute Therapy and Diversional Activities Service is based at Farnham Road hospital and provides therapy programmes for inpatients on Magnolia, Mulberry, Juniper and Rowan wards.

The programmes encompass physical, social and creative therapeutic group activities in morning, afternoon, evening and weekend sessions including art, drama, cooking, computer group and gym, pilates and relaxation techniques.

Therapy groups provided include Art Therapy, Drama Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Coping Skills, Emotions and Relationships, Relaxation, Recovery and Pet Therapy.  The team also undertake individual assessments and 1:1 activities within the timetable.

We have our own fully equipped gym and an exercise programme can be created specifically tailored to individuals' needs.

All group sessions are recovery-focussed and are self referral.

Mental Health Crisis Support

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis or emotional distress you can contact our Mental Health Crisis Helpline on 0800 915 4644. We are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for mental health advice and support. More information at

People with speech or hearing difficulties can access the mental health crisis line by:

  • Dialling us through the BT Relay App or Textphone: 18001 0800 915 4644. More information at
  • Sending an SMS text to 07717 989 024 (Please note this service is only available to adults aged 18 years and over).

Areas Covered

  • Guildford
  • Hart
  • Rushmoor
  • Surrey Heath
  • Waverley
  • Woking

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