Ballyfermot and Lucan community mental health team is made up of a highly trained team of professionals who work together to help you cope with your illness and get better. Click on the links below to read more about what they do and how they might help you.
|Three consultant psychiatrists
||One consultant covers Lucan/ Adamstown, one covers Ballyfermot/Chapelizod and one covers Palmerstown/ Cherry Orchard.
|Four doctors in training
||Each of these are assigned to work with a particular consultant.
||The psychologists allocate referrals according to their clinical skills and expertise
|Two mental health social worker
||The social workers cross cover all of the teams in Ballyfermot and Lucan Community Mental Health Team.
|Sixteen psychiatric nurses
1 assistant director of nursing
1 nursing manager in Day Hospital and Day Centre
2 nurses in Day Hospital
2 nurses in Day Centre
3 community mental health nurses (one with each consultant)
.5 clozapine nurse
1 nursing manager in home care
3 staff nurses in home care
1 clinical nurse specialist in Homecare and registered nurse perscriber
1 nurse specialising in first Episode Psychosis
.5 clinical nurse specialist in behavour therapy
|Two and a half occupational therapists
||One OT works in Home Care, the other two cover the day hosp, out patient services and first episode psychosis cases.They cross cover according to their clinical specialist areas.
|One speech and language therapist
||The speech and language therapist covers the entire catchment area.
|Two administrative support staff.
||Ensure all clinics run smoothly.
|One household attendent