Knapp, M.R.J. and Hallam, A. and Beecham, J.K. (1999) Kosten und Ergebnisse psychiatrischer Gesundheitsdienste - macht der Träger einen Unterschied? Psycho, 25 (12). pp. 736-743. ISSN 0340-7845. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)
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Costs have come to play a larger role in mental health decision-making in Britain in recent years, but controversially. Part of the controversy stems from the concern that costs might dominate other considerations (especially quality of care and patient outcomes) when difficult policy and practice decisions are faced. Drawing on a major study of community rehabilitation of long-stay psychiatric hospital residents, this paper looks at the inter-sectoral question in community care: non-state sectors are less costly than the state sector. Higher costs were associated with better qualitative care and better outcome.
|Divisions:||Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Personal Social Services Research Unit|
|Depositing User:||Rosalyn Bass|
|Date Deposited:||21 May 2011 01:04|
|Last Modified:||21 May 2011 01:04|
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