Psychological Care After Stroke (NHS Improvement)

Summary

This report from NHS Improvement models the costs, and potential cost-savings, of psychological support services for people with problems with mood disorders after stroke.

According to one model, an investment of £69,000 in psychological care through a clinical psychologist-led service, with clinical psychology assistant support and backed by multidisciplinary team could deliver benefits valued at £108,300 for the NHS and social care in two years.

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Reference

Gillham, S. Carpenter, M. Leathley, M. (2012). Psychological care after stroke: economic modelling of a clinical psychology led team approach. Leicester: NHS Improvement, December 2012.

[A brief reference to this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 5, January 2013].

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1 Response to Psychological Care After Stroke (NHS Improvement)

  1. Stroke recovery is really a long process. It needs love and patience.

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