The initial assessment is an integrated series of diagnostic, clinical, psychological evaluations conducted with the patient and his/her guardian or significant other to develop an effective, comprehensive individualized plan of care. It may also be used to determine recipient’s level of need and medical necessity.
Crisis intervention services may occur in a variety of locations including the office or the community. It is the policy of Kendalls Rehab Services of LA to ensure that the emergency medical and mental health needs of all patients are addressed twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. The organization will maintain an “on-call” system when staff is not available at the office to cover the emergency medical and mental health needs of all patients.
Medication Management Therapy is a cooperative effort between the psychiatrist, nurse practitioner, pharmacies, healthcare providers, and other medical professionals to make certain that medications are being used as prescribed while limiting chances for abuse, ensuring that individuals are educated, and able to use the prescription properly. Kendalls Rehab Services of LA will coordinate and communicate with primary care physicians concerning physical and behavioral health conditions of the persons served and who are taking medications for which there may be drug interactions. Kendalls Rehab Services of LA believes it is imperative to provide coordination of physical and behavioral health care medication management services.
Community Psychiatric Support and Treatment (CPST) are goal-directed supports and solution-focused interventions intended to achieve identifiedgoals or objectives as set forth in the individualized treatment plan.CPST is aface-to-face intervention with the individual present; however, family or other collaterals may also be involved. CPST contacts usually occur in community locations where the person lives, works, attends school and/or socializes.
Psychosocial rehabilitation (PSR) services are designed to assist the individual with compensating for or eliminating functional deficits and interpersonal and/or environmental barriers associated with their mental illness.Activities included must be intended to achieve the identified goals or objectives as set forth in the individual’s individualized treatment plan.The intent of PSR is to restore the fullest possible integration of the individual as an active and productive member of his or her family, community and/or culture with theleast amount of ongoing professional intervention. PSR is a face-to-face intervention with the individual present. Services may be provided individuallyor in a group setting.