Our Team

Multi-disciplinary team

Nurses

Assess & support modification of mental health, coping strategies, daily living skills, lifestyle, diet, sleep, relationships, risk behaviours and sexual health. Lead risk assessment and positive risk management planning. Support independent meds management. Lead on care planning including positive behaviour support plans, statement of advanced wishes & aspirational discharge plans. Co-facilitate therapeutic groups.

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Nurses

Nurses

Occupational Therapists

Assess occupational functioning, activities and interests and impact of mental health difficulties using MOHO. Develop a weekly activity schedule and provide guidance to support staff on the implementation of plans. Undertake planned interventions to include budgeting, menu planning, shopping and cooking & skills for independent living such as bill paying will commence in the intervention to ensure confidence in independent living.

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Occupational Therapists

Occupational Therapists

Skills Assistants

Work within a psychologically-informed, Cognitive Analytic model, within the MDT. Use therapeutic relationships to maximise recovery opportunities following specific plans of care. Implement Occupational Therapy schedules. Actively engage with people in our care to provide skills coaching, promoting increasing independence and self-management.

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Skills Assistants

Skills Assistants

Psychology Team

Undertake psychological assessment, informed by the Cognitive Analytic Therapy model. Develop formulations to guide care planning process. Offer individual therapies. Deliver, with nursing team, group interventions. Support psychologically-informed crisis management. Model and support wider team with relational security to achieve positive risk taking & least restrictive, person-centred practice. Facilitate reflective practice to enable maintained empathy and continued therapeutic efficacy. Support well-being of the team by promoting self-care & administering well-being scales to reduce risk of burnout and minimise staff turnover.

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Psychology Team

Psychology Team

Psychiatrists

Assess & monitor of mental health and diagnosis. Assess & monitor physical health to reduce risk of chronic illness. Responsible for mental health act status & community access in least restrictive way. Lead CPA process. Medication prescription & monitoring of efficacy and side effects including. PRN or rapid tranquilisation. Consider the need and plan for PRN or rapid tranquilisation.

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Psychiatrists

Psychiatrists