The Adult ADHD service will close on the 30th June 2020. All of the caseloads and waiting lists have been transferred to the new service provider who are called Psychiatry-UK. You can find out more about Psychiatry-UK via their webpage www.psychiatry-uk.com and they can be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Psychiatry-UK will continue to cover all of Lancashire, except for Blackpool who have their own service. Referrals for adults over the age of 18 can be made via a person’s GP or mental health provider.
The CMHT currently performs two functions. The main function of the team is to support service users who require a multi-disciplinary approach under the Care Programme Approach (CPA).
These were originally called Crisis Resolution & Home Treatment Teams (CRHTT). Home Treatment Team supports people living in the community, aged 16 years old or above who have moderate to complex or serious mental health problems Pan Lancs The teams has various functions including assessment, gate keeping and a home treatment function as an alternative to admission. This also includes facilitating early discharge from hospital.
The inpatient mental health units in North Lancashire are sited in Blackpool and Lancaster, providing 24 hours care for patients of all ages.
The Liaison and Diversion Service works within Secure Services within the Trust. The service is commissioned in line with the National Liaison & Diversion Operational Model; and is an all age (10yrs onwards), all vulnerabilities model’. Liaison and Diversion intends to improve the health and justice outcomes for adults and young people who come into contact with the youth and criminal justice systems where a range of complex health and social care needs are identified as factors in their offending behaviour.
To service A&E department and Medical Assessment Wards.
We provide mental health support to ex-service personnel for conditions including depression, alcohol and substance misuse, anger problems and post-traumatic stress disorder.
This service was previously known as Single Point of Access. START provides functions, which include ongoing assessment, brief interventions and a Case Management function for some services users (SUs).