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Using needs assessments to understand continuing disability in patients with enduring mental illness. Implications for considerations of service development
Particular strengths of the MRC Needs for Care Assessment Schedule have been used to investigate the treatment status of patients with persistent psychiatric disability in ways that other needs assessment tools are unable ...
Formulation-based risk assessment
Risk assessment remains fundamental to all mental health practice. Use of a framework of assessment, structured clinical judgement, clinical formulation, risk formulation and a management plan is an efficient method of ...
A qualitative process evaluation of electronic session-by-session outcome measurement in child and adolescent mental health services
Background: Regular monitoring of patient progress is important to assess the clinical effectiveness of an intervention. Recently, initiatives within UK child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) have advocated ...
The use of routine outcome measures in two child and adolescent mental health services: A completed audit cycle
Background: Routine outcome measurement (ROM) is important for assessing the clinical effectiveness of health services and for monitoring patient outcomes. Within Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in the ...
Measurement of needs
The assessments of needs for health care and needs for mental health care services have been relatively recently developed. As yet, the issue of how service users participate in defining need is largely unexplored territory. ...