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Clinical Audit in Mental Health: Toward a Multidisciplinary Approach

Clinical Audit in Mental Health: Toward a Multidisciplinary Approach

John Riordan, Darren Mockler

ISBN: 978-0-471-96332-5

Jul 1997

182 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$135.00

Description

This book fully describes the purpose, methods, and implementation of clinical audit programs in mental health care in order to meet the demands of purchasers, providers, clinicians, carers and patients. It provides a practical guide to implementation in hospital and community settings. Applies well-established models for clinical audit to mental health care. Reflects current trends in quality assurance in health care. Provides detailed, specific advice on assessing the effectiveness of mental health treatment programs.
Audit: An Introduction.

Defining Clinical Audit.

Clinical Audit in Mental Health.

Care Plans and Audit.

Introducing Clinical Audit.

Audit of Care Plans and the Care Programme Approach at Claybury Hospital.

Methods of Audit and Data Collection.

Methods of Audit Data Analysis.

Future Developments.

References.

Appendices.

Index.