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 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.
Adult Mental Health services provide individualised inpatient care across East Lancashire for people with severe and enduring mental health needs.
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).