AMBTRANS AMBULANCE For Mental Health5 Orpington Drive
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AMBTRANS is an Independent Ambulance Service, based in the West Midlands, specialising in the transportation of mental health patients and clients. We understand the unique requirements needed to transport patients with mental illness whether it is home to hospital, inter-hospital transfer, or alternative locations throughout the UK. Working in partnership with mental health professionals (NHS, Council ASWs and Private Healthcare Personnel), AMBTRANS provide both ambulance-car and ambulance transport for people with mental illness regardless of whether the person is informal (voluntary) or involuntary. Transportation for people travelling involuntary is provided by the least restrictive means possible and in a manner that ensures the safety of the person and others, and minimises interference with the person?s privacy, dignity and self-respect. Mental Illness is surrounded by prejudice, myths and misunderstanding. Therefore, in addition to standard medical training, our staff receive additional training specifically to care for patients with Mental Illness, ranging from the mildly anxious, to those with serious enduring conditions. Training Includes: ? Classification / Types of Mental Illness ? The signs and symptoms of the major illnesses (Anxiety, Depression, Schizophrenia, Bi-polar Affective Disorders, Personality Disorder, Dementia) ? Available Treatments (physical and psychological) ? An outline of the 1983 Mental Health Act (Plus 2007 update) ? Multi Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA) ? Control and Restraint Regulations ? All staff undertake an enhanced Criminal Record Bureau check ? Drivers complete a recognised emergency driving course Our Services operate 24hrs a day, 7 days a week and include transport arrangements for: ? Acute Admissions ? Inter-hospital/facility transfers ? Long distance journeys throughout the UK ? Hospital/care facility to home ? Any other journeys as directed/required
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