Aim of the Service
To provide a supportive therapeutic environment to people with mental health problems to learn the skills that empower them to live an independent life in the community.
It provides a residential and day community-based programme and respite care for persons with mental health problems. It assists its service users to remain in the community and lead a fulfilling life.
Persons who can benefit from the Service
•Persons between 17 and 65 who have a mental health problem;
•Persons who are willing to use the services offered by Villa Chelsea;
•Persons who are able to understand the philosophy of a therapeutic community and are able to participate and contribute to the community;
Persons unlikely to benefit from the service
Critically ill persons, substance abusers and those who are unlikely to co-operate or inclined to create serious disturbances and be violent are less likely to benefit from the services offered by Villa Chelsea.
Method of referral to the Service
A person can refer himself or herself to Villa Chelsea. The application needs to be countersigned by a psychiatrist or a GP who has been treating the person being referred. The Application Form needs to be supported by a Psychosocial Report
424, St. Joseph’s High Street, St. Venera SVR 1013
Tel no 2144 0324, 2148 2336
33, Old Church street, Birkirkara BKR 1701
Tel no 2144 0456, 2148 8062