Prince Philip House – St Matthews Estate One of a new breed of health centres Everything under one roof Health – in many forms Social Care Non-statutory sector Support groups / Education Police etc
Practitioner Psychiatry Training 6 years 3 years junior rotation - MRCPsych 3 years in General Adult higher training – Masters Degree General Adult Consultant Psychiatrist – 2008 covering catchment area in Leicester
Community Mental Health Team CPNs OT Psychologist Social workers Support and Recovery Workers Admin Staff
General Adult Psychiatry Patient with Schizophrenia Lives alone – no family support Rarely leaves flat – too scared to go out Has diabetes, high cholesterol, smokes cigarettes Poor diet, no exercise, no interests Stigma from neighbours – 6 years was admitted to hospital and police and ambulance were involved
General Adult Psychiatry How common is Schizophrenia? How common is this picture? Which professionals might this individual need to support, treat, assess him/her in the community? How can we coordinate this?
As an IP-Educator occasions when 2 or more professionals learn from and about each other to improve collaboration and the quality of care. (Barr 2002). Fits with ethos of mental health work
As an IP-Educator 1. Students meet with patients in their own homes 2. Students meet with the professionals involved in the patients care 3. Analysis of care given and solutions generated 4. Feedback to students/professional group
IPE Challenge for all services Future of health and social care will be Interprofessional vs uniprofessional Community based vs hospital/care settings The best care for individuals in the best place for the individual, by the most appropriate professionals And training needs to match these values - so we need more not less IPE
Any Questions? Daniel.firstname.lastname@example.org Kinnair, D.J., Anderson, E.S., Thorpe, L.N. Development of interprofessional education in mental health practice: Adapting the Leicester Model (2012) Journal of Interprofessional Care, 26 (3), pp. 189-197.