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:
- Care planning, coordination and monitoring
- Domiciliary support
- Occupational therapy
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
Twinwoods Health Resource Centre
Milton Road, Clapham
Self-referrals to this service are not accepted.
Referrals accepted from the following: GP, healthcare professional, mental health services or social services.