Author: Simon Duffy
This is a report setting out a model for integrating health and social care for people with mental health services - designed to promote personalisation, empowerment and citizenship.
Drawing on the latest thinking this report provides a model for development and implementation in Yorkshire & Humber. It also provides a framework for the integration of NHS and social resource allocation systems.
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The publisher is The Centre for Welfare Reform in association with the Yorkshire & Humber Improvement Partnership (YHIP) Care Pathways & Packages Project (CPPP) and the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS).
The publisher is The Centre for Welfare Reform.
Personalisation in Mental Health © Simon Duffy 2010.
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