What does it do?Community mental health teams work closely with primary care teams to provide assessment,
care, support and treatment to older people with mental health needs
such as depression, anxiety, dementia and psychotic illnesses.
CMHTs provide an integrated (health and social care) service following
defined care pathways for functional (depression, anxiety) and organic
(dementia) illness. There is access to a wide range of therapeutic
interventions and support for carers.
Who it is for: Older people in the South Cambridgeshire area.
Providing assessment, care, support and treatment to older people with mental health needs.
Where it is available:Local service covering: South Cambridgeshire (Cambridgeshire).
What it costs:The service is free of charge.
How to access or apply for it:
Community Mental Health Team for Older People South, 6 Mill Lane, Sawston, Cambridgeshire CB22 3HZ
T 01223 726400
F 01223 726401
Janet Perks, Team Manager
T 01223 726022
Dementia, Dementia care, Support for carers, Information, advice & counselling, Support
Info last updated:24/10/2011.