The Home Treatment Service provides assessment and treatment to people who are experiencing a mental health emergency of a nature or severity that would otherwise require admission to inpatient services.
The team provide prompt, intensive support to people at the time they most need help, aiming to avoid further deterioration and alleviate distress as quickly as possible.
Where appropriate, this service can provide an alternative to hospital admission, enabling people to receive treatment and care in their own home. By remaining in their own community, the disruption to their lives and the lives of those caring for them is minimised. The service is available 24 hours 7 days per week.
Referrals are accepted from GPs and secondary mental health services
All mental health conditions