Care and Treatment Reviews – Abbreviations

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AC Approved Clinician
AHP Allied Health Professionals
AMHP Approved Mental Health Professional
AMHT Area Mental Health Team
AOT Assertive Outreach Team
ASD Autistic Spectrum Disorder
ASW Approved Social Worker
ATU Assessment and Treatment Unit
CAMHS Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
CCG Clinical Commissioning Group
CM Care Management
CMHT Community Mental Health Team
COP Code of Practice (MHA)
CPA Care Programme Approach
CPN Community Psychiatric Nurse
CRHT Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment
CTO Community Treatment Order
CETR Care, Education and Treatment Review
CTR Care and Treatment Review
DOLS Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
DSPD Dangerous and Severe Personality Disorder
E by E Expert by Experience
EIS Early Intervention Service
GP General Practitioner
HCSW Healthcare Support Worker
HRA Human Rights Act
IAPT Improving Access to Psychological Therapies
ICT Integrated Care Team
IMCA Independent Mental Capacity Advocate
IMHA Independent Mental Health Advocate
IST Intensive Support Team
KLOE Key Lines of Enquiry
LA Local Authority
LSE Low Stimulus Environment
MAT Multi-agency Team
MDT Multi-disciplinary Team
MHA Mental Health Act
MSU Medium Secure Unit
NICE National Institute for Clinical Excellence
NN Named Nurse
NR Nearest Relative
OT Occupational Therapist
PALS Patient Advice and Liaison Service
PBS Positive Behaviour Support
PCT Primary Care Trust
Physio Physiotherapist or Physiotherapy Treatment
PICU Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit
PRN Pro Re Nata (as required)
RC Responsible Clinician
RCGP Royal College of General Practitioners
Referral Request or application for a service
RiO Trust Electronic Patient Record
RMHN Registered Mental Health Nurse
SaLT Speech and Language Therapy/Therapist
SCR Secondary Care Record
SCT Supervised Community Treatment (also known as a Community Treatment Order)
Sectioned Commonly used term for a person detained under Mental Health legislation.
SOAD Second opinion appointed doctor
SU Service User (polite method of referring to psychiatric patients)
SW Social Worker
WRAP Wellness Recovery Action Plan
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