community mental health team


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community mental health team

A UK term for a multidisciplinary team of health and social services professionals (psychiatrists, social workers, community psychiatric nurses, psychologists and mental health therapists), which offers specialist mental health assessment, treatment and care to people with severe and/or long-term mental health problems in their home or community, rather than in hospital.
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He explained that Trust managers were looking for a new building to house a new Community Mental Health Team for the inner-east area of Newcastle, to replace The Jesmond Project's current base on Osborne Road.
Fran Tummey, community psychiatric nurse from the Bedworth Community Mental Health Team, and Sally Millsted, assistant day services co-ordinator at New Horizon Mental Health Day Service, teamed up with students to devise the session.
But at Christmas there were a number of things going on in his personal life - his father was very ill, he himself had been referred to the community mental health team, and the difficulties he was experiencing were putting a strain on his relationship with his fiancYe.
The court heard the community mental health team was involved and Pritchard was remorseful.
The doctor prescribed antidepressants and later recommended he refer himself to the older people's community mental health team, which he did.
The trust said the suspect was a patient of its Moss House community mental health team, which covers Speke and Garston.
People with these needs are served by Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust (C&I FT) integrated health and social care mental health teams, and where appropriate with input from a specialist NHS North London Forensic Service community mental health team.
Following his |discharge from the Community Mental Health Team in 2011, there was "no contingency plan" in case he relapsed.
NTW community psychiatric nurse Stacey Richardson said: "I am a learning disability nurse working as a community psychiatric nurse within a community mental health team.
But social worker Balbir Hira, of the Wolverhampton south-west community mental health team, said Mr Underwood was mentally stable at the time of his death, although his home was "chaotic".
One of the key ingredients of the IPS model is that the employment specialist is integrated into the community mental health team.

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