INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE REPORT ON WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT FOR ELDER MENTAL HEALTH

posted Aug 2, 2012, 5:27 AM by Frank Baskin   [ updated Aug 15, 2012, 11:58 AM ]
The Institute of Medicine(IOM) issued a report about recommendations on workforce develpment to provide mental health services for elders..Recommendations about appropriate service development include....FOR MORE CLICK TITLE.... the following:
 
1) systematic outreach and diagnosis;
2) patient and family education and self-management support;
3) provider accountability for outcomes;
4) close follow-up and monitoring to prevent relapse.
 
The IOM also indicated that many paths should be considered to get this done. Please see the Public Policy Page for more on this report.
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