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Table 1 Characteristics of CRTs (n = 8)

From: An implementation study of the crisis resolution team model in Norway: Are the crisis resolution teams fulfilling their role?

Population of catchment areas: mean (range) 87,000 (65,000-115,000)
Opening hours: n  
24/7 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) None
Availability at night by phone 2
Team operates extended hours and at weekends 3
Team operates extended hours 1
Team operates office hours 5 days a week 4
Gate-keeping of admissions to acute psychiatric wards: n (%) 0
Staffing: mean (range)  
Number of team members (FTE) 9.1 (4.3-19.2)
Number of clinical disciplines 3.5 (3-5)
Psychiatrist/phyicians: mean (range) 0.6 (0-1.4)
Psychologist/specialist in psychology 1.5 (0-2.5)
Nurse/psychiatric nurse 6.7 (1.5-6.2)
Social workers 0.9 (0-1)
Other disciplines 1.8 (0-7.3)
Office staff 0.6 (0-2)
Team with a full-time psychiatrist: n (%) 3 (37.5)
Other characteristics: n if not otherwise specified  
Accepting patients for consultation without referral 7
Accessibility to beds (not acute inpatient beds) 2
Authority to admit patients to acute in-patient wards 4
How fast do the teams respond to referrals: range in hours 12-48
Psychosis team in the area 5