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Specialist Mental Health Services:

Specialist Mental Health Team

Clinical input is provided by an in-house mental health team who work closely with each home with the aim of developing a holistic, bespoke package of care addressing the developmental, social care and mental health needs of each young person.
The Clinical team comprises:

Services offered by Specialist Mental Health Team.

  • Pre-admission assessment.
  • Transition planning and support.
  • Individualised care and treatment plans.
  • Risk formulation and management plan.
  • Care Co-ordination and liaison with all professionals involved.
  • Weekly reviews by a Specialist Mental Health Nurse.
  • Regular reviews, monitoring of mental state and medication review by the Consultant Psychiatrist within role as the Responsible Clinician for the Mental Health Act.
  • Care Programme Approach (CPA) meetings consistent with stage of care.
  • 24 hour Crisis Management via on-call system by Registered Mental Health Nurses and Consultant Psychiatrist.
  • Psychological and psychometric assessment informing planned, evidence based input through regular individual sessions, staff supervision and/or group work.
  • Occupational Therapy assessment of need informing weekly activity planning, individual input, therapeutic community, educational and vocational activities.
  • Additional therapeutic input arranged as required; including dietetic input and family therapy.