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Mental Health Crisis Care Planning work at South West London and St Georges Mental Health Trust to be presented at National Conference

Miles Rinaldi, Head of Recovery and Social Inclusion, South West London and St Georges Mental Health Trust will be doing a presentation on ‘What makes a good crisis plan?’ at the Improving Mental Health Crisis Care Conference on Thursday 15 October 2015 at Hallam Conference Centre, London

Miles Rinaldi will share the Trust’s experiences and knowledge of what makes a good crisis plan, including his work on the co-production of crisis plans with service users, carers and families and how the Trust developed an effective crisis planning process.   He will also discuss implementation challenges and provide an exemplar crisis plan to show case good practice standards.

Chaired by Jim Symington of the Mental Health Crisis Implementation Team this Conference focuses on improving mental health crisis care and delivering a new model of mental health crisis services, and meeting the ambitions of the Mental Health Crisis Concordat a year on. The conference will open with an update on progress against NHS England’s commitments from Sarah Khan, Deputy Head of Mental Health at NHS England, continuing with case studies from the NHS, Police, and Ambulance Services, commissioners and perspectives from service users. 

The conference will look at delivering improved mental health crisis care at a local level, what makes a good crisis plan, acting early to prevent people reaching crisis point, delivering effective liaison mental health services, commissioning mental health services, working in partnership with the police to improve care for those in crisis, measuring outcomes and quality in crisis care and making the concordat a local reality. There will be a focus on what helps people in crisis from the user perspective and ensuring parity of esteem.

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14 August 2015

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