Acute Mental Health Nursing: From Acute Concerns to the by Marc Harrison, Damian Mitchell, David Howard

By Marc Harrison, Damian Mitchell, David Howard

Contemporary psychological wellbeing and fitness coverage has eager about constructing community-based services, but the truth is still that sufferers experiencing acute episodes of sickness are mostly cared for in medical institution settings. Acute psychological health and wellbeing Nursing has been constructed as a advisor to the middle wisdom and abilities required for operating in inpatient settings.

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1999) provides a series of recommendations on outcome indicators for severe mental illness. These have since been incorporated as part of the National Service Framework for Mental Health Services (Department of Health, 1999). , 1996) and it is the use of these scales within an acute in-patient unit that is the focus of this chapter. They are simple and easy to use in routine clinical practice and represent a feasible starting point for the measurement of outcome in mental health services to be tackled.

Once sufficient data have been collected, they also allow comparisons to be made of the same ward over time, thus facilitating ward staff to undertake a year-on-year analysis of the global outcomes for their unit. Charlwood et al. (1999) note that if the mean changes of the data are not normally distributed, it may be more appropriate to use percentile-based statistics to undertake this outcome measurement. Whilst this example provides clear guidance for using aggregated HoNOS data to measure outcome, this example is far from exhaustive.

The MHMDS will provide a standard record of a client’s experience of services focusing on the clinical process. It will comprise a variety of data about the individual, including demographic information, details of the care provided and the way this care is managed, as well as diagnoses and the HoNOS ratings for that individual. Assessment of outcome is a cornerstone of this new dataset with HoNOS providing this key outcome data. qxd 4/5/04 11:56 AM Page 35 Measuring health and social functioning using HoNoS 35 have timely, accurate and appropriate access to the mental health information they need’ (Department of Health, 2001: 3).

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