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Increased shift to community-based support and care with investment in expanded services: including more multi-disciplinary staff and additional discharge co-ordinators
New local services providing specialist support in south London, including
community LD and / or ASD team
dedicated women’s step-down accommodation
community support plus team for LSU/MSU patients with high lengths of stay
Improved Admission management: Single admissions policy, single central point of access for all new referrals
Standardisation/reduced unwanted variation: Six new shared clinical pathways adopted and used by clinicians working in partnership across the area to assess all new patients and manage them through the new pathways, meeting regularly in cross-Trust groups
New single prison assessment and triage service
Improved proactive assessment and case management – optimising length of stay, investing in a new Out of Area Assessment Team to visit patients and undertake new assessments, moving patients into proactive, assertive care management on the defined pathway
Shifting the care setting towards less restrictive settings: step-down and repatriation
Utilisation of local capacity: maximising bed usage to shift demand and opening new local capacity within our Trusts, adding new Forensic beds.
Experience in adult psychiatry is essential and experience in forensic psychiatry desirable.