Drayton Park Community Mental Health Team

What does it do?

A Community Mental Health Team is a multidisciplinary team offering specialist assessment, treatment and care to adults with mental health
problems in their own homes and the community. CMHTs may provide a whole range of community-based services themselves, or be complemented by one or more teams providing specific functions. Most work is usually done outside hospital. The CMHT will usually: Provide support and advice to primary care services including: providing joint educational facilities; meeting regularly to discuss management of patients; undertake shared clinical governance. Assessment of mental health problems. Provide mental health treatments. Assist patients and carers in accessing a range of support, advice and information.

Who it is for?

Adults with mental health needs in the Islington area

Where it is available?

Local service (Islington).

What it costs:

The service is free of charge.

How to access or apply for it:

Any Referrals Accepted; Refer by GP / Local Doctor Referral; Primary Care Mental Health Team; Self Referral; Specialist Mental Health
Service; Police, Prison and Housing. By fax or telephone.

Additional information:

Service type:

Assessment, Mental Health Act Assessments, Carers Assessments, Community Care Assessments, Mental Capacity Act Assessments

Care co-ordination, Care Programme Approach (CPA), Care Management, Safeguarding, Appointeeship, Smoking Cessation, Physical Health, Personalisation


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