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 service aims to support people to achieve their potential when living with a long term condition and/or cancer through a solution focused approach.
Community focused team preventing hospital admissions through rapid response and support of intermediate care beds in the community. It also in reaches to the acute sector to identify people suitable for discharge.
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 inpatient mental health units for Chorley and South Ribble are sited in Blackpool, providing 24 hours care for patients in the range between the ages of 18-65 years.
Adult Mental Health services provide individualised inpatient care across East Lancashire for people with severe and enduring mental health needs.
The Scarisbrick unit is based within the premises of Ormskirk District General Hospital; it provides care and treatment for adult service users who are showing signs and symptoms of acute functional mental illness.
The Liaison and Diversion Service works within the Adult Mental Health Network within Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust.
The Liaison and Diversion Service works within the Secure Services within Lancashire Care NHS Foundation 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.
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).