Sheffield Health and Social Care FT: Holistic Care in the Community - Empowering Mental Health Staff to Provide Better Care for Physical Health for People with Mental Health Illness in the Community

The winning team has improved physical health for people who use its Older Adult Home Treatment Services. The service supports people over 65 who are experiencing a psychiatric crisis or difficulty which requires intense support. Traditionally, the service focused on mental health recovery, but this new service has involved adopting a holistic assessment approach looking at social, psychological and pharmacological interventions which can optimise the patient’s quality of life and prospect of psychiatric recovery and symptom management. This has helped to avoid lengthy waits for physical health problems, such as high blood pressure. The project’s potential expansion into other areas of care is commendable, suggesting a future broader positive impact.

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