Transforming In Patient Mental Health

Venue: Earls Court Exhibition Centre

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Apr 24, 2007
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With acute inpatient care the largest single consumer of the mental health services budget, renowned for low service user satisfaction and great difficulty in skilled staff retention, the pressure is on to dramatically change inpatient service delivery.

Health Service Journal is delighted to bring you advance notification of this successful annual conference designed to provide you with practical solutions to help you tackle your workforce challenges, work effectively across interfaces and develop new and innovative service models. Early booking will save your organisation £50 – don’t miss out on this exclusive offer!

Focusing on the issues of most pressing concern to you, expert presentations and case studies will provide practical guidance to help you to:

 Maximise the role of inpatient services and effectively manage the inpatient/community interface
 Implement new ways of working to manage the mental health workforce as one single system
 Ensure appropriate staffing levels and develop and retain staff with the key competencies and capabilities
 Deliver appropriate models of inpatient care to manage the risk and complex needs of dual diagnosis patients
 Minimise length of stay by improving acute care pathways and developing effective joint-working with social care, voluntary and independent providers
 Involve the service user in developing innovative, therapeutic models of care to improve recovery and well-being
 Balance control with delivery of the privacy and dignity agenda through redesign of the inpatient environment