CYP Neurodiversity

CYP and Families, Neurodiversity and Mental Health Support and Recovery Worker: Prevention Service.  

Please note: This service is currently available for patients at Bourn Surgery and Monkfield Medical Practice only; the Meridian PCN’s aim is to expand the service into the rest of the Meridian PCN over the next 3-6 months to include Comberton, Eversden, Harston, Orchard and Roysia (Royston) 

Who is this service for:  

·        Any patient under 25 with a neurodivergent diagnosis (eg Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dyspraxia (Developmental co-ordination Disorder) and presents with unmet mental health needs.  

·        Any patient under 25 who has emerging neurodivergence (undiagnosed), may or may not be on a neurodiversity diagnosis referral pathway and presents with unmet mental health needs.  

·        Parents/carers of patients whose child meets the above criteria and are struggling to meet the emotional needs of their child/siblings and navigate the neurodivergence referral process.  

 

This service is not suitable for:  

·        Any patient over the age of 25 years at time of referral  

·        Any patient under 25 years who has complex mental health needs and is not on a neurodivergent referral pathway or does not have emerging neurodivergence.  

·        Any parent of patients under 25 that do not have a diagnosis for neurodiversity and/or there are no significant indicators of emerging neurodiversity and is not suffering with a mental health need 

 

How can patients access this service:   

·        Patients can contact their GP (Bourn & Monkfield surgeries only at this time) and ask them to make a referral on JOY to CYP and Families, Neurodiversity and Mental Health Support and Recovery Workers, GPs can also recommend this service to patients who meet the criteria  

·        Support workers in this role are Elizabeth Medd and Michelle Sutton.  

·        Referrals to this service can also be made in JOY via Social Prescribers, Mental Health Coaches and Wellbeing Coordinators  

·        When the patients have been referred to and accepted by the service, patients/parents and carers can then contact the service via generic email: cpicb.meridiancyp@nhs.net.  

Service statistics
Usually replies in 2 days
60% of referrals accepted
Categories:
Social prescribing
Service access criteria:

Any patient under 25 with a neurodivergent diagnosis

Additional needs catered for:
N/A
Who can refer: Professional referrals only
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