For clinicians

Lead person for queries: Lorna Mess - modern matron
Tel: 0300 555 1260
Email: lorna.mess@nelft.nhs.uk
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Referrals

All referrals are managed by the relevant home treatment team (HTT). No direct referrals.

Criteria: Aged 65 and over. People who are experiencing an acute mental health crisis whose presentation is complex requiring a period inpatient treatment.

Exclusions: Primary diagnosis of drug or alcohol abuse. Primary diagnosis of neurological disorder or brain injury. Main need is for social respite care. Suffering from an acute infectious disease.

Test results required at referral: Needs to be medically stable.