A treatment team at any health care facility is crucial to the care of each individual. Knowledge, professionalism, compassion, hard work and dedication are important skills when it comes time to caring for patients, whether they are diagnosed with a physical illness in a hospital, a mental illness in a psychiatric ward or a drug addiction in a rehabilitation center. Patient care is the leading component to successful treatment and recovery.
Why A Treatment Team Is Important At Sovereign Health
Whether treating a mental illness or a co-occurring addiction, a full team of treatment professionals from all levels of care is needed to empower patients to successfully overcome, recover from and manage mental illness. It is not just about curing the disease, but also about obtaining the tools needed to live a fulfilling and healthy life.
It is important for each member of the treatment team to have a full understanding of both mental health disorders and addiction disorders, as many of these occur together, requiring treatment for both. The treatment team is a functioning unit that works together to help diagnose and treat the specific mental health disorder.
Team members often work with open communication, keeping the patient’s best interest at the center of the treatment plan. Having different viewpoints and backgrounds on a team can allow for individuals to think and assess situations in new and creative ways to develop an individualized treatment plan for each patient.
Each Sovereign Health location offers a full team of clinically trained professionals who work together to deliver the proper care to patients.