Tag Archives: National Mental Health Development Unit

Opportunities for Better Integration of Physical and Mental Health (King’s Fund)

Summary The NHS Five Year Forward View touched upon the importance of better integration between physical and mental health services. Building on the NHS England Mental Health Taskforce’s recommendations, the following King’s Fund report explores this “integration frontier” in more … Continue reading

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About the Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health (JCP-MH)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 9, April 2012]. Summary The Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health (JCP-MH) is a collaboration between key organisations with an interest in mental health … Continue reading

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Let’s Respect Resources (National Mental Health Development Unit)

Summary This NMHDU web page collates a collection of evidence-based best practice statements which have been made available a resource “for nurses who work with older people all or some of the time in general, acute services”. The purpose of these resources is to support … Continue reading

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Dignity in Dementia: Transforming General Hospital Care (National Mental Health Development Unit)

Summary The Let’s Respect Resource Box comprises a set of powerful images and uses case studies to provide information and practical suggestions of how to better meet the mental health needs of older people. It has been designed with the focus on … Continue reading

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