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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

Whitbread building
Twinwoods Health Resource Centre
Milton Road, Clapham
MK41 6AT
United Kingdom

Opening hours
Telephone number
01234 880345

Self-referrals to this service are not accepted. Referrals are accepted from the following:

  • GP
  • healthcare professional
  • mental health services or social services.

Please contact the service for further information.