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Heatherwood Court


Llantrisant Road, Pontypridd, CF37 1PL


University Contact:

Mr Alex Nute

Position:Lecturer: Mental Health, Learning Disabilities and Psychosocial Care
Telephone: +44 (0)29 2091 7781Extension: 7781



Mental Health and Dual Diagnosis with challenging behaviour / PD



Working age adult dual diagnosis / PD


Key Learning Opportunities:                                                                   

Whilst on placement in Heatherwood you will have varied opportunities to gain a wealth of experience in the holistic care of a patient with mental health issues, this will include medication, care planning, risk assessment, Multi Disciplinary working, care pathways, working with local and national guidelines, clinical record keeping, working with the Mental Health Act and attendance at patient specific training.  However, each placement will tailored to the students individual learning needs.


Preparation for Practice

To have a knowledge of the placement, Ludlow Street Healthcare and the patient group.



07:30 – 20:00

07:30 – 20:00


Dress Code                                                               

Dark trousers, polo shirt, flat shirts, nothing tight or revealing and no jewellery / piercings


Last Updated:                                                              

January 2015

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