Mohlomi Mental Hospital

Specialist Hospital/Clinic | Maseru, Lesotho

Hospital description

Mohlomi Mental Hospital provide specialised psychiatric referral services for all the district hospitals in the country. At present inpatient psychiatric services are offered for adults only. Plans are underway under the health sector reform programme to refurbish and expand the hospital so that it can accommodate geriatrics, child, adolescent and forensic services. Occupational therapy department and a teaching block are also part of this project. Mohlomi Hospita serves as a clinical area for mental health placement for undergraduate nurses and post graduate nurses, students from the psychology and social work departments.

Services include occupational therapy (leisure, work related, therapeutic groups, self maintenance skills, home management skills and financial management skills and support groups). Other services include psychological therapy, social services, medico-legal reports for forensic patients to the courts of justice and community mental health services. Nursing services include assessment of patient history for diagnostic purposes; provision of health education, counselling and support to patients affected families and offer teaching and guidance services for all cadres that come to the hospital to gain experience.

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Hospital type Specialist Hospital/Clinic
Local language English and Sesotho
Funding Status Unknown

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