CAIST Pathway offers:
*Emergency assessments at the A&E departments in local acute hospitals
Intensive support to prevent admission into specialist psychiatric hospitals
Continued support with in core teams
Care planning and risk assessments to support ongoing treatment
Consultation and training for professionals
Intensive support to facilitate discharge and ongoing community-based
Referrals to and liaison with multi-agency partners such as: GPs, schools,
and young people can be reviewed: in their own homes, at school or further educational
settings, children’s wards or A&E departments of local hospitals.
teams are staffed by: Nurses, Social workers, Art Therapists, Occupational
Therapists, Assistant Practitioners, Psychologists and Psychiatrists.
assessments available during 8a:00 to 20:00 seven days a week.
not covered by CAIST, CRHT will offer consultation / advice.
We provide intensive support to young people in the community who are open to core services. During the above hours, we carry out emergency assessments for those who attend A&E departments in Norfolk under the age of 18 years.
We provide support to families, carers and friends to help them support the young person.
Under 18 years.
Thurlow HouseGoodwins RoadKing's LynnNorfolk PE30 5PD
Telephone number (urgent)
When a young person requires increased
support in the community, CAIST will be able to offer an intensive treatment
plan that is more suited to you during this time.
When a young person attends the acute hospital
and requires an emergency assessment of mental state and risk, CAIST will be
contacted by the hospital to provide this assessment. If a GP refers the young
person for an emergency assessment CAIST will also support.
CAIST will endeavour to complete a
face-to-face assessment within four hours, at the A&E department of the
Children, young people under 18 and their
families and carer’s can expect intensive support from our team for a period of
up to six weeks.
If there is a need for a longer intervention by
our team, this will be assessed according to clinical need, risk and any other
factors that may impact on the child or young person's mental health and or
068 4141 (9:00 to 20:00 on weekdays, 14:00 to 20:00 on weekends and bank holidays).