The AMHP Hub

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole AMHP Hub are part of Statutory Services within Adult Social Care Services. They are a team of Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHPs)

What does the Hub do?

  • Risk assess and triage all requests for Mental Health Act assessments
  • Link with relatives, carers and other professionals involved in a person’s care
  • Ensure that all least restrictive options have been considered
  • Identify known risks to the person and to professionals in the assessing team
  • Co-ordinate and undertake assessments under the Mental Health Act
  • We make arrangements for informal and formal admission to hospital
  • We make arrangements for alternatives to admission
  • We undertake identification of Nearest Relatives
  • We act as a resource to other professionals