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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 Osborn
Lead Author: Professor David Osborn
Contractor: University College London
Co-investigators: Dr Brynmor Lloyd Evans, Dr James Kirkbride, Dr Louise Marston, Dr Nicola Morant, Dr Vanessa Pinfold, Mr Paul Calaminus, Professor I. Sonia Johnson, Professor Jason Madan, Professor Scott Weich.
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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