A

Abbreviation  

In full

Description

A&E

Accident & Emergency
ASAR Alcohol Specified Activity Requirement Alcohol court sentence requirement
AC&S Adult Care & Support Social Services
ASRO Addressing Substance Related Offending Alcohol court sentence requirement
ATR Alcohol Treatment Requirement

Alcohol use court order

 

B

Abbreviation  

In full

Description

BBV Blood Borne Virus Viruses that some people carry in their blood which may cause severe disease in certain people and few or no symptoms in other.
BCU Basic Command Unit (Police)
BME Black & Minority Ethnic
BSFT Brief Solution Focussed  Therapy A therapeutic approach

 

C

Abbreviation  

In full

Description

CADA Cornwall Alcohol & Drugs Agency Addaction
CAMHS Children & Adolescent Mental Health Services
CARATs Counselling, Assessment, Referral, Advice, Throughcare service
CCJ&D Communities, Criminal Justice & Drugs Group DAAT Partnership meeting
CDAT Cornwall Drugs & Alcohol Team NHS/CPT
CDRP Crime & Disorder Reduction Partnership
CHAD Community Hospital Alcohol Detox Alcohol detox provision in local hospitals
CIOS Cornwall & Isles of Scilly
CJIT Criminal Justice Integrated Team Multi-agency team delivering DRRs, DIP & prolific offender work
CMHT Community Mental Health Team NHS/CPT
CP Child Protection
CPS Crown Prosecution Service
CPT Cornwall Partnership Trust NHS Community Mental Health and Substance Misuse Trust
CSF Children, Schools & Families A department of Cornwall Council
CUF Cornwall Users Forum

 

D

Abbreviation  

In full

Description

DAAT Drug and Alcohol Action Team
DAMS Drug and Alcohol Monitoring System Allows service providers to upload their agency files for monthly data submission to the NDTMS programme
DANOS Drug and Alcohol National Occupational Standards National training knowledge set for all drug and alcohol practitioners
DCPA Devon & Cornwall Probation Area
DES Designated Enhanced Service GP based alcohol screening service
DIP Drug Intervention Programme National framework for Prison release and Arrest Referral drug work
DRD Drug Related Death
DRR Drug Rehabilitation Requirement Drug use court order
DTTO Drug Treatment and Testing Order
Dual Diagnosis People with substance misuse and psychiatric problems

 

E

Abbreviation  

In full

Description

ECM Every Child Matters The government green paper issued in 2004 outlining the programme of change to improve outcomes for all children & young people
ECMS Electronic Case Management System
ECR Extra Contractual Referral Budget covering out of County detox/residential rehab

 

G

Abbreviation  

In full

Description

GOSW Government Office South West
GP General Practitioner
GPwSI General Practitioner with Special Interest

 

H

Abbreviation  

In full

Description

HBV Hepatitis B Virus Blood borne virus
HCC Health Care Commission
HEPC Hepatitis C Blood borne virus
HR Harm Reduction

 

I

Abbreviation  

In full

Description

IBA Identification & Brief Advice Alcohol brief intervention
ICP Integrated Care Pathway Maps the path a client will follow in their treatment and coordinates their care
IIMS Integrated Information Management System Inter-agency case management and data tool
ISDG Integrated Service Development Group DAAT meeting

 

J

Abbreviation  

In full

Description

JC+ Job Centre +
JCG Joint Commissioning Group DAAT commissioning forum including all partners
JCM Joint Commissioning Manager

 

K

Abbreviation  

In full

Description

KPI Key Performance Indicators
KWIT Kernow Women In Touch Service user group specifically for women

 

L

Abbreviation  

In full

Description

LAA Local Area Agreement
LAC Looked After Children
LEA Local Education Authority
LES Local Enhanced Service GP based alcohol screening service
LIAP Low Intensity Alcohol Module Court sentence requirement
LSCB Local Safeguarding Children Board

 

M

Abbreviation  

In full

Description

MI Motivational Interviewing A therapeutic approach
MOC Models of Care
MOCAM Models of Care for Alcohol Misuse National alcohol treatment Tiers framework

 

N

Abbreviation  

In full

Description

NAEG Needs Assessment Expert Group DAAT Needs Assessment Steering group
NAO National Audit Office
NCIS National Crime Intelligence Service
NDTMS National Drug Treatment Monitoring System System used by agencies, that provide structured treatment for drug and/or alcohol users, to submit data for the NTA
NHS National Health Service
NOMS National Offender Management Scheme
NRF Neighbourhood Renewal Fund A special non-ringfenced grant which has been made available to England’s most deprived authorities to improve services
NTA National Treatment Agency A special health authority within the NHS to improve the availability, capacity and effectiveness of treatment for drug misuse in England
NX Needle Exchange Injecting drug users can obtain new needles and associated injection equipment in exchange for their used ones

 

P

Abbreviation  

In full

Description

PCT Primary Care Trust NHS
PID Project Initiation Document A logical document that brings together the key information needed to start the project
PODs Post Detox Group CADA hosted multi-agency relapse prevention group
POU Prolific Offender Unit Made up of staff from police, probation and health, with contribution from prison, housing and community departments, these units work with offenders in the area who are then assessed for intervention
PPO Prolific and Priority Offender
PRU Pupil Referral Units Excluded pupils
PSHE Personal Social Health Education Educational teaching strand
PX Prescription

 

R

Abbreviation  

In full

Description

RCHT Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust Treliske etc

 

S

Abbreviation  

In full

Description

SADQ Severity of Alcohol Dependence Questionnaire Screening tool
SHA Strategic Health Authority
SLA Service Level Agreement Work commissioned & evaluated, agreed by the DAAT and partner agencies
SP Supporting People Deliver high quality and strategically planned housing-related services which are cost effective and reliable, and complement existing care services
SPOC Single Point of Contact
Sus Service Users
SUST Substance Use Screening Tool

 

T

Abbreviation  

In full

Description

Tiers of Service:

Tier 1

Tier 1 describes any service which may work with people, who are drug users, but this is not their core business and other people use these services as well. For example GP, Housing Offices, Dentist, A&E, Optician
Tier 2 Tier 2 describes open access drug treatment services, usually provided through a community based agency. Open access services are those which the client does not have to make an appointment for so are usually available on a drop-in basis. This includes advice & information about drugs and drug treatment, needle exchange, brief interventions or telephone helplines
Tier 3 Tier 3 describes structured treatment following an assessment of need and is appointment based. Tier 3 services include structured counselling, shared care, structured day care or specialist community prescribing
Tier 4 Tier 4 describes any inpatient drug treatment which includes inpatient detoxification or residential rehabilitation
ToR Terms of Reference Describe the purpose and structure of a meeting or project

 

U

Abbreviation  

In full

Description

UKATT UK Alcohol Treatment Trial Project in Leeds (?)

 

W

Abbreviation  

In full

Description

WCC World Class Commissioning NHS/PCT commissioning process

 

Y

Abbreviation  

In full

Description

YOT Youth Offending Team Identifies the needs of each young offender by assessing them. Thus enables the YOT to identify suitable programmes to address the needs of the young person with the intention of preventing further offending
YP Young People
YZUP Wise Up to Alcohol & Drugs – YP Service Drug and alcohol service for young people.

 

 

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