2 new Mother and Baby Unit Outreach Workers have recently been appointed. They will become the new link between Mother and baby Units and the Community.
The Outreach workers will be working with admission valuable women in partnership with the Community Perinatal Mental Health Team. They will be working more intensely with women to help prevent admissions to MBU's where possible.
Should this not be possible, they will support MBU admissions, regularly visiting women, facilitating discharges and offering intensive visiting and treatment for up to 3 months post discharge.
Overall making the admission pathway seamless for the women using it.