A 24-hour / seven-day-a-week community based team providing assessment and home treatment as appropriate for people experiencing a mental health crisis.


How this service can help you

  • Provides assessment and short term treatment in the community for people who might otherwise need admission to an acute psychiatric unit
  • Offers support to those who have been in hospital and are ready for early discharge
  • Assessment will normally be in the individual's home or at an NHS unit.
  • While the service user is receiving support from the Home Treatment Team, they and their carers can contact the team 24 hours / seven days week
  • The team will provide intensive support and care during a crisis, according to an agreed plan of care
  • The care plan will include the location where the team will meet the patient, how often the visits will happen, interventions needed, contact details for the CRHTT, medication/treatment information, needs of families/carers
  • Treatment is home based to keep disruption to everyday life to a minimum

For a leaflet about medicine management please see related documents at the bottom of the page.

Where is it?

Mulberry 1 ward, Fulbourn Hospital, Fulbourn, Cambridge CB21 5EF

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Contact the service

T 01223 219593

Further information

The page was last updated on 25 January 2018 by andrea.bateman.

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Elizabeth House, Fulbourn Hospital
Cambridge, CB21 5EF

T 01223 219400 (open 8:30am to 5pm)
F 01480 398501

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