Enhancing Your Mental Health Liaison Team
This educational day has been designed to help you to build an achievable action plan that works progressively toward NICE guidelines, CQUINs and NHS England initiatives such as the Core 24. Whether your service would benefit from learning viable strategies for reducing frequent attenders or you are interested in pinpointing the role of liaison teams in older adult capacity assessments, this timely agenda will provide new ideas and knowledge to ensure consistently high quality outcomes.
This seminar will showcase the expertise of Consultant Liaison Psychiatrists, Liaison Team Leaders and Third Sector organisations to establish whole system approaches that deliver effective mental health care whether it be for older people, frequent attenders, or those at the end of their lives. By attending this day, your service will learn:
- How to understand and achieve current NICE guidelines, CQUINs and NHS England Initiatives
- How to confidently and accurately approach capacity assessments for older adults
- How to make meaningful and appropriate mental health provisions for end of
- How to reduce frequent attenders, through engaging alternatives and measuring outcomes
- How to effectively work with third sector organisations to support and enable NHS aims
Learn how liaison services from around the country have pushed past significant challenges and developed cost-effective, patient-centred and NICE approved approaches to care, including how your team can:
- Bridge the gap between mental and physical healthcare in hospitals
- Educate non-MH medical staff to raise awareness and knowledge of common disorders
- Work alongside the 3rd sector to accurately signpost patients toward effective alternatives
- Confidently approach day-to-day responsibilities by understanding guidelines and next steps
- Adapt seamlessly to demand whilst moving rapidly between variable service needs
This specialised NHS course has been designed to bring together liaison services from across the country, uniting them for one educational day. Be a part of sustained quality improvements for liaison psychiatry services by sharing knowledge and ideas with:
- Consultant Liaison Psychiatrists
- Mental Health Liaison Nurses
- Liaison Team Leaders
- Consultant Psychiatrists
- Clinical Services Managers
- Mental Health Commissioners
- Ward Managers
Have you considered sponsoring or exhibiting at this day? If you join us in 2017, you will be able to talk directly to this audience of Mental Health Liaison professionals, build familiarity and take away leads.
If you belong to an association or network that is related to Mental Health or Liaison Psychiatry, SBK would welcome working with you. We can offer your members or network a discounted rate and a link with your website here:
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This event has been researched with and sculpted by the experience of past attendees from ‘Progressing Mental Health Liaison Services’, held in Leeds in December 2016. Delegates called this event ‘motivating, inspiring, useful’ and remarked that it was ‘a great forum to share good practice’.
View further details and find out how to buy the documentation for Advancing your Acute Mental Health Pathways
|9.00||Registration and refreshments|
|9.30||Chair’s opening remarks|
Jim Bolton, Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist, South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust
Current National Initiatives for Liaison Psychiatry
|09.40||Liaison Psychiatry: Mapping the national picture and what the guidelines mean in practice |
NICE & NHS England: achieving better access to 24/7 Urgent & Emergency Mental Health Care
NHS England Core 24: understanding the funding and expansion of services
NCEPOD Treat as One: bridging the gap between mental and physical healthcare in hospitals
PLAN & FROM-LP: Standards and outcomes measures for Liaison Psychiatry services
Jim Bolton, Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist, South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust
|10.20||Group discussion: Building consistent, effective liaison services available 24/7 |
What are the main challenges that your service face for providing the Core 24? Benchmark your progress towards achieving this and discuss how you have managed (or plan to manage) staffing, funding and constantly improving.
Effective Psychiatric Liaison Care for Older Adults
|11.10||Capacity assessments for older adults: Outlining the responsibilities of liaison teams |
The Mental Capacity Act: defining ‘capacity’ and understanding what conditions must be met
Is a psychiatric assessment always necessary? Sharing knowledge to educate non-MH staff
Refusal of treatment: strategies to ensure that treatment is given where necessary
Ross Overshott, Consultant Psychiatrist, Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Achieving Parity of Esteem in Palliative Care
|11.50||Providing liaison for end of life: Improving mental health provisions during palliative care |
Priorities of care: agreeing, co-ordinating and delivering compassionate psychological care
Educating medical staff: identifying common mental disorders associated with terminal illnesses
Delivering psychiatrist-led end of life care: ensuring parity of esteem throughout palliative care
Annabel Price, Consultant Psychiatrist, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
|12.30||Group discussion: How can liaison teams empower and engage older adults with dementia? |
When a patient’s ability to communicate is impaired, how can you ensure that their psychiatric needs are being met? Discuss how you monitor and respond to variable moods and behaviours from patients with dementia, and adapt treatments to get the best results.
CQUIN Update: Strategies to Reduce Frequent Attendance
|2.10||Black Country Partnership case study: Reducing frequent A&E attendance for mental health |
Achieving the CQUIN for frequent attenders: moving toward a 20% reduction in A&E attendance
Engaging alternatives for frequent attenders: linking with other services to ease pressure
Outcomes so far: setting appropriate outcome measures and assessing the initial impact
Abbie Gogarty, Team Manager, Mental Health Liaison Team, Black Country Partnership Foundation NHS Trust
|2.50||Group discussion: Creating an action plan to work towards the CQUIN |
Use this discussion session to benchmark your ideas on how to achieve and maintain the 20% reduction in attendance target. Do you think this is achievable for your service by 2020?
Third Sector Working: Delivering Available, Consistent Support
|3.40||The Listening Place case study: How the voluntary sector work to support those in need|
Building consistent support strategies: promoting evidence-based, effective alternatives
What is available? Detailing the face-to-face support provided by trained volunteers
Dealing with crises: how do voluntary organisations navigate emergency situations
Sarah Anderson, Chief Executive & Paul Jackson, Trustee, The Listening Place
|4.20||Group discussion: How can liaison teams establish better relationships with the third sector? |
When it comes to working with third sector organisations, do you support and enable the work of one another or do you sometimes feel that you are going in different directions? Discuss in groups which external services you interact with and what the benefits/ challenges of these interactions are.
|4.50||Close of day|
Learn how your service can consistently deliver high quality, NICE-approved mental health liaison care with presentations by:
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