Costs of alternative forms of NHS care for mentally handicapped persons.

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Universityof York. Centre for Health Economics , York
SeriesDiscussion paper -- 7
ContributionsHaycox, Alan., University of York. Centre for Health economics.
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Open LibraryOL13775687M

Downloadable. This paper analyzes the total cost of individual wards in the Royal Albert Hospital, Lancaster during the financial year /2.

The hospital concerned provides care for over mentally handicapped residents and the average cost per patient per day is within the national average for such hospitals. Furthermore since costs isolated are not distorted by Costs of alternative forms of NHS care for mentally handicapped persons.

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Services provided include housing, housekeeping services, meals, snacks, laundry, personal care, and activities. NHS reference costs for mental health services We have drawn on the NHS Trust and Primary Care Trusts combined to report on the NHS reference costs of selected mental health services.1 All costs have been uprated to /15 prices using the HCHS pay & prices inflators.

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Serious mental illness costs $ billion in lost earnings each year. Those suffering from mental health issues comprise almost 40% of those in prison and 20% of the homeless. Another 40% of Veteran’s Health Administration patients have a mental or behavioral health issue.

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“In our report, Mental health services: addressing the care deficit, we stressed the need for mental health trusts and the national bodies to continue to focus on reducing the number of people being placed far from home and addressing inpatient capacity problems.

Type of care 15 8. Admission pathway 16 9. Diagnosis 18 Mental Health Act 19 Length of Current Admission 21 Care coordination 23 Care Planning 24 Commissioning Outcomes 25 Therapy 27 Primary and Urgent Healthcare 29 Levels of Care 30 Risk Behaviours 35 Restrictive Interventions – ‘Blanket.

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