offer support if you are an adult experiencing memory problem’s or with severe
mental health problems and complex physical frailties who need assessment and
support in the community setting.
visit your GP who can arrange for appropriate investigations, such as blood
tests and ECG tests if appropriate, and then they will refer you if necessary,
to the service through our single point of advice line on 0300 7900371.
Our dementia intensive support team (DIST) are
available 8am until 8pm, seven days a week (including Bank Holidays) for people
in crisis and needing more intensive support during that time.
assessments for both memory and functional mental health problems in our
assessment clinics or in the home environment (if there is a clinical need).
are carried out by Consultant Psychiatrist, experienced Non-Medical Prescribers
and Mental Health Nurses to enable diagnosis and treatment plans where
appropriate. In some cases where further input is not required, the team can
offer advice and signposting to other relevant agencies.
The community team hold regular Multi-Disciplinary Team meetings (MDT)
where your case is discussed and reviewed with the Consultant and other
relevant team members ensuring appropriate support, advice, guidance and
signposting to other available services in your local area is offered.
Chatterton HouseGoodwins RoadKing's LynnPE30 5PD
Onsite facilitiesParking is available on site, free of charge.
We have full disabled access and toilet facilities.
A vending machine selling food and drinks is available.
you are referred to us by your GP and assessed our contact details are 01553
609933 (option 2). Your clinician gives you a dedicated nighttime number to use
In office hours, please
contact your care coordinator, lead professional or ask for a duty worker. Out
of office hours, you can contact your out of hours GP service or in an
emergency 111 service or 999.
offer assessment, support, advice, education, psychological therapy with the signposting
and guidance, on an individual basis, as appropriate. This can be done either
in clinic or home environment.
In office hours call 01553 609933, option 2. Out of office hours, you can contact your out of hours GP service.