Reference 2018-699

REF:           2018-699

Subject:       Assessment and Treatment Units



  • How many ATU’s are currently in use in your NHS Trust?
  • How many individuals kept in each one have learning disabilities/autism?
  • What are the current age ranges of individuals in the ATU’s?
  • What is the average length of stay currently?
  • What is the longest any individual is currently being held for?
  • How many individuals have been admitted and sectioned whilst in there since the 2015 report, recommending closure of such establishments?
  • What is the monthly and annual cost for each individual who is detained in these units?
  • Who owns the ATU’s your Health Care Trust currently uses?




We do not have any of these mental assessment units.