Joint mental health and physical care teams
A joint mental health and physical health service which aims to bring a complete package of healthcare treatment under one team.
The team is a specialist service for older people who live in Westminster. The service provides intensive targeted treatment to help patients recover at home rather than be admitted to hospital. In addition they also work with hospitals and mainstream services to support patient when they return home. The aim of the service is to promote and optimise wellbeing by addressing the following needs:
- Physical health
- Mental health
- Cognitive rehabilitation
Intermediate care services have access to a range of specialist therapies from other older people services.
How to access the services:
The team accepts referrals from GPs, Social Workers, Nurses and Rehabilitation staff. People who are currently receiving support for their health and care needs can ask their support worker to refer them to the Intermediate Care Team.