We provide care and treatment to people with complex psychological, cognitive, functional, behavioural, physical problems usually related to age.
The Richmond Older People’s Team comprises of the Richmond Memory Assessment Service, Richmond Intensive Outreach Team, Richmond Care Home Liaison Service and Richmond Recovery and Support Team.
Richmond Memory services
The memory service is designed to meet the needs of adults of all ages with symptoms of mild to moderate dementia who have not already received a diagnosis. General practitioners refer patients who they suspect may have mild to moderate dementia which is beginning to impact on the person’s day-to-day living/people with memory problems, where a diagnosis of dementia is suspected; people with dementia, where confirmation of the sub type and/or specialist advice is required
Richmond Intensive Outreach Team
The Richmond Older People Intensive Outreach Team provides care for people who would normally require hospital admission and stay involved until the client is able to be managed by the OP Recovery and Support Team. They provide intensive, home based treatment on a seven day week basis for those requiring acute care. The working hours are Monday to Sunday 9am to 5pm.
Richmond Care Home Liaison Service
The service works on the understanding that care home providers have a responsibility to provide the level of care necessary to meet the needs of people who challenge services. The care home liaison service enhances that provision through providing a structured and collaborative assessment and formulation of behaviour that challenges, and to provide learning opportunities for care staff. The working hours are Monday to Friday 9am-5pm
Richmond Recovery and Support Team
Offer a specialist multidisciplinary service for Individuals suffering from serious and/or complex mental health problems. The team form part of a planned and integrated whole system approach to care that delivers in conjunction with Richmond wellbeing service, Richmond Intensive Outreach Team, Richmond Care Home Liaison Service and Richmond Intensive Outreach Team. The Working hours are Monday to Friday 9am-5pm