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Anyone on here work in or have experience of Home Treatment/Crisis Team?

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tiredemma Sat 04-Oct-08 14:18:20

bit of a longshot I suppose.

Need some info about Home treatment team /crisis team

anyone??

policywonk Sat 04-Oct-08 14:19:15

What sort of info do you need? I know how to get hold of one but I guess you know that too...

Snaf Sat 04-Oct-08 14:19:55

I might do - do you mean mental health home care team etc?

Boco Sat 04-Oct-08 14:20:52

What kind of info do you need?

PerkinWarbeck Sat 04-Oct-08 14:22:33

work in CMHT and alongside crisis team a lot - can I helP?

ilove Sat 04-Oct-08 14:25:41

And we're about to be registered as Foster Carers with the local Crisis Care here...

tiredemma Sat 04-Oct-08 14:28:07

Ooh- I went off as I thought no one would reply.

hang on let me just get my Q's together

tiredemma Sat 04-Oct-08 14:33:17

Right.

on monday I have to put in my request for my final (management) placement. I had intended to go back to Inpatients but as im going there again in October, I have looked at other teams and am now trying to decide which one will be the best option to 'launch' me into being a qualified MH nurse.

Im now quite keen to go with Home treatment team, I suppose predominatly to gain more assessment type skills and I really feel that in order to 'nurse' those with mental health problems, you really have to be able to cope with them during an acute phase of illness. (Hope that makes sense)

But.... I dont want to go into a team and feel out of my depth.

So I was wondering what types of things you would expect an end of year three student to know/do within the team.

Hope this all makes sense.

onepieceoflollipop Sat 04-Oct-08 14:35:56

Emma I work in one. I am happy to answer your questions but would prefer not to on an open forum. Feel free to CAT me if that helps, or let me e-mail you. No problem if not or if you already have answers.

(I worry that in giving detailed answers I might be identifiable)

I am out all day but will be back this evening and on mnet (as usual) grin

tiredemma Sat 04-Oct-08 14:38:16

oh you star

can you email me at ELW662 @ bham . ac. uk

ill reply to your email.

many thanks x

onepieceoflollipop Sat 04-Oct-08 14:39:33

Yes of course will be back on line around 8ish tonight.

tiredemma Sat 04-Oct-08 14:42:50

many thanks

onepieceoflollipop Sat 04-Oct-08 19:56:24

emma have e-mailed.

tiredemma Sat 04-Oct-08 19:57:02

thank you so much

tiredemma Sun 05-Oct-08 14:56:50

onepiece- I have replied to your email.

Thanks so much!!!

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