specialist assessment

specialist assessment

An assessment of a person’s health and social care needs carried out under the UK’s Single Assessment Process, which explores in detail a person’s specific needs, and may be triggered by a contact or overview assessment.
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These services improve access to early specialist assessment and diagnosis.
It is important that we health professionals, including health visitors, are able to educate new mothers about potential breast infection, react promptly to any signs of infection and ensure that they receive specialist assessment as needed.
If such specialist services do evolve, part of their role will be to enhance and support mainstream services such as home care workers, general practitioners and primary care services, as well as providing their specialist services such as diagnosis, specialist assessment, managing challenging behaviour, alcohol detoxification, treatment and rehabilitation.
Non-governmental organisations employ them as clinical nurse specialists or health facilitators providing specialist assessment, targeted intervention, monitoring, and inter-agency liaison to meet health needs across all health settings.
PATIENTS in Wales who are diagnosed with an incurable lung disease face an "unacceptable" wait for specialist assessment, a leading charity has warned.
Stop it: 6 See your doctor as soon as possible for confirmation of the diagnosis and specialist assessment of the cause.
Early management and access to appropriate and timely specialist assessment and rehabilitation can have a positive impact.
West Midlands Police said just 50 people with mental health problems ended up in the force's cells over the past year - with more than 1,000 others taken to a specialist assessment suite at Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
It means patients with the most severe injuries will be taken to them straight away by ambulance so they can get specialist assessment and treatment and could bypass their local hospital.
After the 15 working-day mandatory review period, the feedback as received was processed, and a further specialist assessment study was completed, which along with the feedback information was incorporated into the Final EIA/ EMPR document.
A preBirth Risk Assessment helps in this respect, as does further specialist assessment post-abuse.
The scheme will encourage GPs to refer patients of all ages who have concerns about their mental faculties for specialist assessment and diagnosis at an early stage.

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