Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS): Inspire

Faithful+Gould was appointed by Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust to provide Project Management, Quantity Surveying and Principal Designer services for the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) unit now named ‘Inspire’. This unit has been built to serve the requirements of the NHS England’s Transforming Care agenda and improve health and care services for the young people of Hull, East Riding, and North/North-East Lincolnshire.

‘Inspire’ treats young people struggling with a wide range of mental health issues providing a comprehensive recovery focused treatment approach and education programme. To make sure this is fully achieved the facility has been codesigned together with young people. Their experiences, and what’s important to them, was transformed into the therapeutic and nurturing facility environment.

The CAMHS unit is a new build (joined to the existing Children’s Centre) and comprises of nine general adolescent beds and four Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) beds and offers built-in flexibility, unparalleled accessibility and therapy opportunities.

The works also included part demolition and refurbishment of the existing Children’s Centre, external works including gardens and play areas. The whole site lies in a tidal surge area, so the finished design incorporates flood mitigation measures including raised floor levels, places of safety, enhanced drainage and attenuation measures, flood protection barriers and resilient mechanical and electrical installations.

Faithful+Gould is proud to be part of the project like CAMHS and supporting NHS Healthcare agenda by improving health and care facilities in our local community which now has the right support close to home.

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