One of our Clinical Nurse Specialists will talk to you about the person you are thinking of referring. It is at that initial point of contact that we will start to work with you to understand exactly what you, as the referrer and/ or commissioner consider to be the outcomes that you require a community placement to achieve.
At the point of referral we will be considering the least restrictive Stage in the Model for your individual to be placed in. We will talk to you about the options and work closely with you to develop a high quality and cost effective package of care.
We will discuss how we consider that our service can be part of the whole systems, multi-agency approach to recovery and rehabilitation that people with complex needs require. We will talk to you about the time scales that you consider as appropriate, to achieve set goals and discuss in depth the risk management, risk reduction interventions and strategies that you consider necessary in regard to your individual.
The Clinical Nurse Specialists are available for you to talk to regarding the services provided relating to your individuals. They are available to support the staff working with your individuals to ensure that they are managed safely and effectively. That support means that our staff teams are skilled and confident in managing people in accordance with the care plans agreed with yourselves on a day to day basis and also in knowing when to contact you to inform