Sutton Uplift provides a service for people requiring assessment of their mental health needs.
The Assessment Team are based within the referral centre and are staffed by community psychiatric nurses and a consultant psychiatrist.
The Assessment Team offer psychiatric assessments over the telephone and face to face, leading on assessments where urgent risks are associated. The Assessment Team work diligently to provide a seamless interface with other providers and specialist mental health services. Following an assessment, a holistic and appropriate package of support is suggested and suitable onward referrals made.