crisis and home treatment team

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crisis and home treatment team

A mental health and social services team in the UK which is available at all hours to treat patients with an acute crisis in their own home, which may be a viable alternative to hospital admission.
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9) In 2007 as part of implementation of new teams across the city to comply with NHS policy guidance (10) the Home Option service developed further to become the crisis resolution and home treatment team (CRHT) for central Manchester, whilst CRHTs were set up de novo in North, and South Manchester, thereby, providing acute community psychiatric care to a metropolitan area of about 500,000 people.
A key recommendation is ditching the service's title - the Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team.
Mr Tidy had "received extensive medical help" including treatment from Stockton's Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team and was taking tablets and medication.
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