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Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole AMHP Hub

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole AMHP Hub is part of statutory services within adult social care services. They’re a team of approved mental health professionals (AMHPs).  

Services that the hub offers include:  

  • carrying out risk assessment and triaging all requests for Mental Health Act assessments 
  • linking with relatives, carers and other professionals involved in a person’s care 
  • ensuring that all least restrictive options have been considered 
  • identifying known risks to the person and to professionals in the assessing team 
  • coordinating and undertaking assessments under the Mental Health Act 
  • arranging informal and formal admission to hospital 
  • arranging alternatives to admission 
  • undertaking identification of nearest relatives 
  • acting as a resource to other professionals.