Mental Health In-reach Team


Short Title
Category Post Diagnosis
Organisation Dorset Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Contact Name Samuel Warren
Contact Email samuel.warren@dhuft.nhs.uk
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Sector Education Nursing/Care Home
Region Dorset
Postcode
Active Yes

Small team of RMN's whom provide intensive support / training to a core group of nursing/residential homes in East Dorset. Training such as challenging behaviour, medication management, care planning, Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, help with CHC applications, advice to GP surgeries, patient care planning to avoid unnecessary admission to hospital

Outcome

Reduced hospital admissions, Improved training for care homes/community hospitals, better care for patients in care homes/community hospitals


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