Crisis resolution and home treatment teams should manage all admissions to psychiatric wards and be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, according to a guide to the services published by the Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health.

The teams will be unsuccessful unless they reduce the number and length of hospital admissions and ease pressure on inpatient units.

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Crisis resolution and home treatment teams should manage all admissions to psychiatric wards and be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, according to a guide to the services published by the Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health.

The teams will be unsuccessful unless they reduce the number and length of hospital admissions and ease pressure on inpatient units.

To order the guide click here