Crisis Stabilization Team/Crisis
Stabilization Units
Major Problem with Psychiatric
Services
The high utilization of services by a
select group of patients residing in
Assiste...
CST (Crisis Stabilization Team)
 Psychologist
 Psychiatry Resident
 RN
This team will attend to calls from ALF’s and wi...
CSU (Crisis Stabilization Unit)
 Stabilize patient and discharge back to ALF
 Establish new ones in areas with most need...
CST/CSU Objectives
 Identify barriers and issues that lead to frequent
hospitalizations and readmissions
 Educate the As...
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A strategy to prevent readmissions and improve care for patients with psychiatric conditions at risk for readmission

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Presentation crisis stabilization team

  1. 1. Crisis Stabilization Team/Crisis Stabilization Units
  2. 2. Major Problem with Psychiatric Services The high utilization of services by a select group of patients residing in Assisted Living Facilities (ALF’s) who are readmitted constantly.
  3. 3. CST (Crisis Stabilization Team)  Psychologist  Psychiatry Resident  RN This team will attend to calls from ALF’s and will make frequent visits to ALF’s.
  4. 4. CSU (Crisis Stabilization Unit)  Stabilize patient and discharge back to ALF  Establish new ones in areas with most need.  Work collaboratively with existing CSU’s Community Mental Health Centers
  5. 5. CST/CSU Objectives  Identify barriers and issues that lead to frequent hospitalizations and readmissions  Educate the Assisted Living Facilities’ staff  Reduce inpatient hospitalization  Stabilize patients in the least restrictive environment as possible  Prevent inpatient hospitalization  Decrease the expense of treatment

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