Luton Older Peoples CMHT

Luton Older Peoples CMHT,
Poplars,
Mayer Way, Bedfordshire
Houghton Regis  LU5 5FB

Older People Community Mental Health Teams (Older People CMHTs) are multi-disciplinary, multi-agency assessment teams for adults over the age of 65 who require specialist mental health services in Bedfordshire and Luton. Patients under the age of 65 with early onset dementia may also be cared for within this team.

Older People CMHTs are comprised of community psychiatric nurses, occupational therapists, psychologists, approved social workers, support workers, psychiatrists and doctors.

The teams provide:

  • Assessment
  • Care planning, co-ordination and monitoring
  • Domiciliary support
  • Occupational therapy
  • Rehabilitation

 

The teams work with patients in their own homes which can include:

  • Private and local authority residential homes
  • Private and NHS nursing homes
  • Trust’s community resource centres
  • Warden controlled complexes.


Self-referrals to this service are not accepted. Please ask for a referral from one of the following: GP, Healthcare professional, Mental health services or Social services.




Clinical


Clinical speciality:

Mental Health Older Adults & Dementia