Older adult community mental health teams

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Our Older Adult Community Mental Health Teams (OA CMHTs) provide individualised assessment and recovery-based interventions and support; for both complex mental health related needs, also for co-morbid emotional disorders and behaviours that challenge in people experiencing dementia. 

We offer you support in your own home and the community and our teams are comprised of:

  • Administrative support staff
  • Community psychiatric nurses (including non-medical prescribers)
  • Occupational therapists
  • Consultant psychiatrists
  • Associate practitioner support workers
  • Access/direct referral to:
  • Older adult psychology
  • Social workers
  • Neighbourhood Teams

Our teams link and work with a wide range of other services to ensure the provision of comprehensive and joined-up care. These include social and continuing healthcare providers as well as third sector and voluntary services. Further, our older adult community teams are also core members of all countywide primary care based multi-agency Neighbourhood Teams (NTs). This enables direct access to seamless multi-agency support for other complex health and social needs such as frailty, falls, long-term conditions and key community support resources

Mental health intermediate care workers

Our mental health intermediate workers sit within our older adult community mental health teams and align to and support access to mainstream physical rehabilitation services; for older adults with existing complex mental health needs or dementia following or during a period of physical health rehabilitation.

They provide rapid access and time-limited intervention based work in partnership with Lincolnshire Community Health Services (LCHS) rehabilitation services. Within this role they work to support and promote recovery from illness, reduce admissions to hospital/residential care aid facilitate early discharge from acute care.

Hours of operation

Our core hours of service delivery are Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.

More information

For more detail about the remit, standards and practices of our older adult community mental health teams please also see our Operational Protocol within LPFT’s Service Operational Protocols page.

The Trust Transitional Protocol: Adult to Older Adult (for information about the transition pathways between the two service elements).

 

Contacts

Witham Court
Fen Lane
North Hykeham
Lincoln LN6 8UZ
Department of Psychiatry
Pilgrim Hospital
Sibsey Road
Boston  PE21 9QS
Holly Lodge
9 The Meadows
Lincoln Lane
Skegness PE25 2JA
Johnson Community Hospital 
Spalding Road 
Pinchbeck 
Spalding  PE11 2DE
Unit 5, Turnpike Close 
(Admin only office)
Swinbridge Road
Grantham
NG31 7XY
Windsor House
Fairfield Industrial Estate
Louth  LN11 0LF

For all teams, tel: 0303 123 4000

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