Wednesday, October 22, 2008

The pathway to recovery

The Healthcare Commission has published the results of its review of NHS acute inpatient mental health services - The Pathway to Recovery. The review identified a number of high-performing trusts where there was a therapeutic environment and patients were engaged in meaningful activities but one in four patients were being treated by trusts rated as 'weak', 50% of patients had no say as to what was included in their care plan or the treatment they received and some mental-health wards were seen as hostile and unsafe.

You can download the full text of the report at

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