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.
Community Mental Health Teams (CMHT) provide high quality support and treatment for people over the age of 16 years who are experiencing complex mental health and social care needs.
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.
We provide mental health support to ex-service personnel for conditions including depression, alcohol and substance misuse, anger problems and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Specialist Triage Assessment and Referral Team (START) provides a single point of access into Adult Mental Health Services (aged 16+).