Eileen Skellern 1
We worked with artists, patients and staff to create a series of extraordinary artworks for Eileen Skellern 1, a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) for women at the Maudsley Hospital in South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.
In our most ambitious project to date, we have commissioned world class artists to work in partnership with patients and staff to radically re-envision the physical environment on the unit with imaginative, inventive and PICU compliant artworks. Eileen Skellern 1 provides semi-secure hospital care for women who have severe and on-going mental illnesses. The unit is an intensively managed environment, where clinical processes are in place to keep patients safe and to aid their recovery.
To create artwork that would meet the specificities of the space required multiple gatherings between staff and artists, creative workshop sessions with patients, fabrication and installation innovation with partners and continued reviews and evaluation to ensure the best possible outcomes.
The result is 7 wonderful and bespoke artistic environments that aim to instil value, dignity and wellbeing in the people giving and receiving care at Eileen Skellern 1.
TV Room, Eileen Skellern 1, Maudsley Hospital
Communal Lounge, Eileen Skellern 1, Maudsley Hospital
Corridors, Eileen Skellern 1, Maudsley Hospital
Family Room, Eileen Skellern 1, Maudsley Hospital
Communal Sitting Area, Eileen Skellern 1, Maudsley Hospital
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Conference Room, Eileen Skellern 1, Maudsley Hospital
Interview Room, Eileen Skellern 1, Maudsley Hospital
Eileen Skellern 1 & Hospital Rooms
Win Quality Improvement Project of the Year 2018!
Hospital Rooms and Eileen Skellern 1, Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit for women have won the NAPICU Quality Improvement Project of the Year 2018!
The National Association of Psychiatric Intensive Care Units (NAPICU) Quality Improvement Award recognises quality improvement and innovative practice in PICU patient care.
The artists and Hospital Rooms worked in partnership with the patients and staff on ES1 PICU to improve the quality of care for patients, change the physical environment and produce innovative permanent artworks. The award highlights how a physical environment on a ward can have a big impact on the quality of care which patients receive.
Hospital Rooms & Eileen Skellern 1 exhibition
To celebrate the completion of our project, our sponsor Colart, hosted a gallery exhibition to showcase the artworks that had been created.
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Eileen Skellern 1 (ES1) is a psychiatric intensive care unit (PICU) at the Maudsley Hospital in London. We offer care for women who live in the catchment area of South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. Our team includes health and social care staff from a range of professions. We provide semi-secure psychiatric and intensive hospital care for women who have severe and on-going mental illnesses. We provide assessment, treatment and intensive multidisciplinary care, and interface with a range of services inside and outside the healthcare setting.
South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust: provides NHS care and treatment for people with mental health problems. They also provide services for people who are addicted to drugs or alcohol. As well as serving the communities of South London, they provide specialist services for people from across the UK and beyond. Locally, they deliver mental health services for people living in the London boroughs of Croydon, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark; and substance misuse services for residents of Bexley, Lambeth, Greenwich and Wandsworth.
They provide clinical services in seven London boroughs, with a combined population of nearly 2 million people covering an area of 168 square miles, rich in culture, diversity and architecture. They are part of an Academic Health Sciences Centre called King's Health Partners with King’s College London, Guy’s and St Thomas’ and King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trusts and their aim is to be a leader in improving health and wellbeing - locally, nationally and globally.
Internationally they work with Macani Medical Centre an Abu Dhabi based organisation set up to bring the highest quality health care to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
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