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Bedford Older People's CMHT

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, coordination 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
Address

Bedford Health Village
Kimbolton Road
Bedford
MK40 2NT
United Kingdom

Opening hours
9am-5pm
Telephone number
01234 880345

Self-referrals to this service are not accepted.

Referrals accepted from the following: GP, healthcare professional, mental health services or social services.