Older Persons CMHT (Community Mental Health Team)

What does it do?

The CMHT provides locality based specialist mental health services for adults (aged over 65) with serious and/or enduring mental health
problems. This can include multi-disciplinary assessments to identify needs and objectives with each client/carer, community interventions and a whole range of community based services, which are formulated in a care plan and delivered through the CPA process. The CMHT works with clients, carers and other agencies to promote recovery - enabling individuals to live as fulfilling life as possible.The service has direct links with:
  • The Memory Clinic
  • The Older Persons Day Hospital
  • The Admiral Nurse Service
  • Young Onset Dementia Service

Who it is for?

Adults (aged over 65) with serious and/or enduring mental health problems in the Boroughs of Barking & Dagenham.

Where it is available?

Local service (Barking & Dagenham).

What it costs:

The service is free of charge.

How to access or apply for it:

Broad Street Health Centre, Morland Road, Dagenham, Essex. RM10 9SU
Tel: 0844 600 1016 Switchboard: 0844 600 1200 Fax: 0844-493-0206

What to expect then:

Following assesment of need, Service Users and/or Carers may be referred
to any of the above services as well as being fully supported by the


Info last updated:

Broad Street Health Centre,, Morland Road, Dagenham, Essex, RM10 9SU