Referral methods: Email
Outreach Barnet will accept referrals from health and social care professionals, a wide range of community organisations and self-referrals directly from individuals who require the service. All completed referral forms must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org Timescales for Outreach Barnet to deal with referrals
- The person referred will be contacted within 1 working day to arrange an initial appointment, and, wherever possible, needs, vulnerability and risk assessments will be conducted within 5 working days of the referral being received.
- Arrangements for assessment and support to urgent/crisis referrals will be made as appropriate so that support can commence within 24 hours.
- An acknowledgement of the referral will be provided to the referring agent within 1 working day, and the referring agent will be notified of the outcome of assessment within 1 working day of the assessment having been completed.
- Referrals received will be reviewed daily and, after assessment, referrals will be allocated for support daily as vacancies on the service become available.