Continuity of care after involuntary admission: does integration of mental healthcare matter?
- Involuntary hospitalizations in Frankfurt/Main, Germany. Grube, Michael; Kirschenbauer, Hans-Joachim; Wagner, Peter; Seehuber, Dietmar; Weber, Bernhard // BMC Psychiatry;2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 7, Special section p1
Background The evaluation of local mental health care remains difficult. For this reason systematic development of appropriate services is barely possible. Methods We examined involuntary hospitalization in the city of Frankfurt/Main with regard to diagnoses, socio-demographic data,...
- Detentions under Mental Health Act on the rise, statistics show. // Mental Health Practice;Dec2013, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p6
The article presents an update from the Health and Social Care Information Centre in Great Britain which shows an increase in the number of detentions under the Mental Health Act and in the number of community treatment orders made in 2012 to 2013 compared to the previous year.
- Continuity of care and clinical outcome: a prospective cohort study. Bindman, J.; Johnson, S.; Szmukler, G.; Wright, S.; Kuipers, E.; Thornicroft, G.; Bebbington, P.; Leese, M. // Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology;2000, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p242
Abstract Background: Continuity of care is a central objective of community psychiatric services, but there is no consensus about its measurement. Aims: We developed measures of continuity of care suitable for routine use, and measured continuity and individual patient outcome over a period in...
- Out for consultation. // Nursing Management - UK;Mar2012, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p13
No abstract available.
- Treatments under mental health act may be unlawful. // Mental Health Practice;Oct2011, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p4
The article discusses the report released by the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland, which warned that compulsory treatments under the country's Mental Health (Care and Treatment) Act 2003 are illegal.
- More young people in Scotland detained under mental health laws. // Mental Health Practice;Dec2011, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p4
The article highlights the Mental Welfare Commission's report that for 2010-11 more young people have been detained in Scotland under the mental health law, specifically due to concerns about suicide.
- Awareness raised about legal duty to children of detained parents. // Mental Health Practice;Apr2013, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p4
The article reports that the Mental Welfare Commission (MWC) of Scotland suggests raising awareness regarding the legal duty towards children of detained parents to consider the impact of compulsory admission to hospital of parents on their children.
- Charities seek greater transparency on restraint deaths. // Mental Health Practice;Dec2013, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p6
The article reports on the proposal from charities Inquest and Mind to conduct an investigation into incidents of restraint that resulted in serious untoward events, including patient deaths.
- outside the box. Faulkner, Alison // Mental Health Today;Mar/Apr2013, p15
No abstract available.