FikaWelie Caribbean and African Mental Health CIC is part of the Cultural Wellbeing Programme (CWP) and is aimed at the Black African, Caribbean and South Asian communities.
My Medicine Management, is a free service, an initiative to improve safe medication management for people with severe mental illness (SMI).
This service is delivered by a Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Advanced Nurse Practitioner with non-medical prescribing qualifications.
Our programme is funded by Culturally Appropriate Mental Health Services and supported by GMMH.
The aims of this programme is to provide a holistic approach to meds management alongside physical health checks for Black and South Asian individuals, living in Trafford and Manchester.
Work collaboratively with healthcare providers i.e. GPs and caregivers offering additional support and advice.
Offer discharge medication reviews, by supporting recently discharged patients between care settings.
Review medications and physical health, to encourage and support adherence and improve self-management.
Identifying individual's behaviors which may be putting them at risk for an adverse drug event such as side-effects, overdosing, under dosing, missing medications or other external factors which would limit adherence.
Our ultimate goal is to enable client adherence, self-management and long-term health and wellbeing.
If you know of anyone who may benefit from our service, please find attached a referral form for completion and please email to email@example.com or feel free to contact us on 07538528876 if you have any questions or require further information.
We operate an appointment system at two locations - Thursday at The Kath Locke Centre in Moss Side and Friday at the Gorton Central Community Centre in Gorton.
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