MAST is our Multi-Agency Team providing support at BRI and AGH hospitals and in the community on discharge.
The team is made up of peer support and support workers who provide Mental Health, Alcohol and Frailty support.
- The Cellar Trust – Mental Health Support,
- Project 6- Alcohol Support,
- Carer’s resource- Frailty support.
MAST support includes brief interventions, signposting and referring to other services. The team have a presence in A+E and relevant adult wards with a collaborative working with other teams at hospital such as PLN, OT, homeless, CAMHS, social care.
Community support provided by MAST includes follow up calls within 24 hours after discharge, Holistic support in the community (e.g. combined mental health and alcohol), Multiple referrals to appropriate long-term support and also focuses on avoiding readmission.