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Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust
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Home Treatment Service

Each of the four teams covers a locality of Worcestershire.  The teams work together to provide a service to inpatients who have been admitted outside their own locality.

Brief description of service

Treatment of people who are acutely mentally ill, in their own home, as an alternative to hospital and admission.  There are four locality based Home Treatment teams covering the county.

Home Treatment Team (Wyre Forest)

Home Treatment Team (Wychavon)

Home Treatment Team (Worcester and Malvern) 

Home Treatment Team (Redditch and Bromsgrove) 

 

Client group:

Home treatment is available to people from 16 years old who are experiencing an episode of acute mental illness.

How the service is accessed:

·         Home Treatment provides a ‘next day’ response to referrals from Community and Acute mental health teams 

Key contact names & numbers 

  • Derek Hammond, Home Treatment Service Manager  – Newtown Hospital, Worcester - tel: 01905 760854
  • Marisa Manning, Wyre Forest Home Treatment Team Leader – Roberston Centre, Kidderminster – tel: 01562 828833
  • Karen Hardwick, Wychavon Home Treatment Team Leader – Newtown Hospital, Worcester - tel: 01905 733911
  • Karen Hardwick, Worcester and Malvern Home Treatment Team Leader – Newtown Hospital, Worcester - tel: 01905 733911
  • Olivia Walker, Redditch and Bromsgrove Home Treatment Team Leader – Hillcrest Redditch - 01527 488888

Geographical area covered by each team

Each of the four teams covers a locality of Worcestershire.  The teams work together to provide a service to inpatients who have been admitted outside their own locality.