Brighton and Hove care Home Inreach Team are a specialist mental health team consisting of community mental health nurses, occupational therapists and a Consultant psychiatrist. We work in partnership with care and nursing homes to improve the quality of life of people with dementia.
The aim of the Care Home Inreach (CHIR) service for dementia in Brighton and Hove is to work proactively with the whole care home sector to lead and drive improvements in quality of dementia care.
• Improve the quality of care for dementia population in care homes in Brighton and Hove
• To ensure sustainable, long term improvements in delivery of care for people with dementia in the care home sector.
• To ensure the health and wellbeing of the person with dementia through specialist assessment and on- going review of their mental health needs, using a person centred approach, whilst ensuring that the care home maintain or gain the skills to care for the patients appropriately.