Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment in Mental Health by Sonia Johnson, Justin Needle, Jonathan P. Bindman, Graham

By Sonia Johnson, Justin Needle, Jonathan P. Bindman, Graham Thornicroft

Challenge answer and residential therapy groups supply swift reaction in psychiatric crises and provide a substitute for sanatorium admission. those trouble overview and therapy teams are an more and more vital part of psychological health and wellbeing care and are actually followed into the carrier provision suggestions of so much built healthcare structures. This e-book describes the proof to help the institution of the sort of provider, the rules concerned, find out how to organize and organise those groups, how sufferers might be assessed for in depth domestic therapy and what kinds of care the groups may still supply. This quantity is vital interpreting for psychological medical examiners, carrier planners and coverage maker trying to determine and function a challenge solution and residential therapy carrier. No different booklet offers this kind of entire account combining the theoretical underpinnings with the sensible counsel on the right way to determine groups and paintings with sufferers. Case stories are integrated to demonstrate the major issues.

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Cambridge University Press 2008. 9 10 Section 1. 1. Interview participants Dr Patrick Bracken. Psychiatrist. Former home treatment consultant in Birmingham, developer of the Bradford Crisis Resolution Team (in operation since 1996). Also involved in establishing the Centre for Citizenship and Community Mental Health, University of Bradford. Mr Martin Flowers. Psychiatric nurse. First leader of the South Islington CRT, one of the early UK model services, subsequently consultant on CRTs at the National Institute for Mental Health, England.

He decided that this could best be achieved by instituting a specialist crisis resolution and stabilisation service with the capacity to carry out very rapid assessments of everyone referred for hospital admission and to provide intensive community treatment for a short period. This has operated in Dane County since the 1970s. It is available 24 hours, screens all patients prior to admission, facilitates early discharges from local inpatient wards and can visit several times a day if required. Once stabilised, patients are discharged to other services for continuing care.

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