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Acute Day Units as Crisis Alternatives to Residential Care AD-CARE

Project title: Acute Day Units as Crisis Alternatives to Residential Care AD-CARE

Call to action: 15/24 15/24 Assessing service models of community mental health response to urgent care needs

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor David OsbornORCID logo

Lead Author: Professor David OsbornORCID logo

Contractor: University College London

Cost: £820,915.00

Co-investigators: Dr Brynmor Lloyd EvansORCID logo, Dr James KirkbrideORCID logo, Dr Louise MarstonORCID logo, Dr Nicola MorantORCID logo, Dr Vanessa PinfoldORCID logo, Mr Paul Calaminus, Professor I. Sonia JohnsonORCID logo, Professor Jason MadanORCID logo, Professor Scott WeichORCID logo.

Started: July 2016 | Status: Published October 2021

This study found that acute day units, although not routinely provided in the NHS, were highly valued by staff and service users, with some evidence of better outcomes.

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