The Older Adult Community Mental Health Team (OA CMHT) supports people over the age of 65 with severe and enduring mental health needs, also for those under 65 with an early onset Dementia. We can provide Assessment, Diagnosis, Treatment, Education and create Individualised care planning.
Ramsey Unit is an assessment unit for patients with an organic illness, such as Dementia.
Depression and anxiety disorders aren’t just something that affects younger generations. Here at First Step we have no upper age limit to the people we work with and have successfully worked with many people over the age of 65.
We all worry or feel low from time to time, and usually these feelings fade away on their own. When they don’t just go away or start to interfere with your day to day life, First Step can help you get back on track.
Memory Assessment Services are located across Lancashire and aim to comprehensively assess anyone of any age who might be worried about their memory. The teams are made up of Nurses, Doctors, Occupational Therapists and Psychologists. Anyone can be referred via their GP, or other hospital specialist because of concerns.
We provide Mental Health Assessments, advice, information and education to people attending the Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department with an urgent medical need; also for people who have been admitted onto a medical ward whom the medical team feel an urgent mental health assessment is required.
The Rapid Intervention and Treatment team (RITT) is a specialist Older Adult Mental Health multidisciplinary community based service with the following key functions