Forest Ward is an in-patient stroke and general rehabilitation ward.  


Swindon Intermediate Care Centre (SwICC) - please see Service locations listing and map.


This information shows the normal arrangements for visiting patients on this ward, but temporary restrictions may be in place, so please always first check Coronavirus (COVID-19): Visitor guidance.

Day Times
Every day (including weekends and bank holidays) 10.30am-8.00pm

It's important for patients to be supported to eat and enjoy their meals, so we discourage visits at these times. 

Please speak to the Ward Manager if you need to visit at other times.

Your stay

Patients are encouraged to dress in their usual clothes where possible and to bring well-fitting footwear.

Please remember to bring:

  • Glasses
  • Hearing aids
  • Toiletries
  • Continence aids
  • Nightwear

Mobility aids

If you normally use any walking aids or a wheelchair, please ensure these are brought in.

Our therapists will assess you using these aids to see how well they are working for you.

This will also help make the transition home be as smooth as possible.


You may wish to bring a some money as there are a number of food outlets and services available on site.

Personal responsibility

Valuable items can be kept in a safe, but all all personal possessions remain your responsibility.


Please make your own arrangements for laundry - there are no laundry facilities on site.


Tel: 01793 605511 or 01793 605512