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.
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