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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:

Dr Faeza Khan

Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Sam Wrigley

Specialist Mental Health Nurse

Kelly Lyons

Specialist Mental Health Nurse

Anne Lee

Lead Specialist Occupational Therapist

Kellyrose Gale

Specialist Mental Health Nurse

Kenneth Pugh

Specialist Psychotherapist / Family Liaison

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.

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