Low secure care: a description of a new service
This article describes in detail the service delivered by the Multidisciplinary Team at the Montpellier Low Secure Unit in Gloucester. The development of the service, the physical environment and the admission criteria are described. The article focuses on the stages of treatment experienced by the patient namely: assessment, ongoing care and treatment and pre discharge planning.(Published Online June 9 2006)
Key Words: Low secure; Multidisciplinary team; Physical environment; New long stay; Psychosocial interventions.
c1 Correspondence to: Mathew J Page RN Dip HE Dip (Thorn), Unit Manager, Montpellier Low Secure Unit, Gloucestershire Partnership NHS Trust, Wotton Lawn, Horton Road, Gloucester GL1 3WL, UK. Tel: 01452 891577; Fax: 01452 891585; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org