Older Adult Continuing Specialist Care Unit

Location: Lambeth
Mode: Inpatient
Referrals are accepted from: Consultant psychiatrists, GP consortia, hospitals
Beds: 6

Key areas: Behavioural disorders associated with dementia, complex dementias, complex mental health functional disorders, end of life care, physical health care, respite care

Overview

Our service provides specialist care for patients eligible for funding under category one NHS care.

We assess and plan care according to each person’s level of need, offering tailored interventions that are person-centred and maximise the person’s potential. The aim of the service is to enable people to function at their optimum level.

We also facilitate end of life care, working in partnership with GPs and palliative care teams.

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