Patients and carers are referred internally to the Patient & Family Support Team once they have been assessed in Inpatients, Day Therapy and Outpatients. The team is a multi-professional team focused on the emotional wellbeing of our patients and their families, on minimising the impact of physical changes associated with illness on daily life through rehabilitative care and on family support including bereavement care. The team comprises of the following disciplines:-
If you are referring someone who you feel likely to benefit from being seen by a member of the Patient & Family Support Team, please make this clear on your referral form, identifying your concerns and the outcomes that you and the patient would hope for from the intervention.
We also recognise that the carers, families, loved ones and friends of our patients equally may need our support and guidance and provide the following support services: