"support from IHT team Airedale"

About: Meridian House / Adult mental health service

(as the patient),

I was supported through an acute period of depression by the team. This enabled me to stay at work due to the flexibility of the meeting/visiting times. As well as having either daily visits, or phone calls, I could also phone the team at any time of the day or night for support. I reached a point where I felt like I wanted to go into hospital, but the team managed to keep me at home. They were very helpful in sorting out all the necessary things I required, which enabled me to relinquish some of the responsibility in getting what I needed.

I was allocated a very good care co-ordinator who continued to support me when my time with the IHT ended. He was invaluable in helping me to organise my life to encourage my recovery. Thank-you to everyone.

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Responses

Response from Bradford District Care Trust

On behalf of Intensive Home Treatment and Airedale Community Mental Health Team we would like to thank you for taking the time to feedback your experience of our services. We are pleased that you found the support provided valuable and that it contributed to keeping you at home and at work. Your feedback will be shared with our teams to emphasise the value of working flexibly to support people in the community and to show what this means to people who use our services.

Thanks again

Service Manager