Intensive Home Treatment Team – IHTT (East Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership)

Who is this for?

  • People aged between 18 – 64, or those over 65 without a diagnosis of dementia.

Who provides this?

  • East Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership

Description

The Intensive Home Treatment Team (IHTT) offers a service for individuals who are experiencing mental health crisis/risk to the extent that the referrer feels they require an urgent mental health assessment.

The assessment looks at your immediate concerns/needs, and a plan of care is agreed upon. Assessments are tailored to include families/carer’s concerns, as well as your needs, utilising the recovery framework in which each individual hopes strengths and skills would be considered.

The team works collaboratively with partner agencies that may be better able to meet the your needs in longer-term.

How do I access this?

  • GP referral
  • Emergency services
  • NHS 24

Is there a cost?

Free

Is there a waiting list?

Yes

Location information

  • Patient parking available
  • Wheelchair access

Opening times

Monday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Tuesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Wednesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Thursday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Friday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed


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