Briefing: What outcomes matter when it comes to mental health?

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
May 20, 2019
Author
Danielle Henry, LGiU Associate
Issues Covered
  • broader range of mental health outcomes
  • care tailored to individuals
Categories
Caring for People, Children's services and education, Health, public health, adult social care, Voluntary Sector and Community Engagement
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Measuring outcomes in mental health services is complex and difficult, with professionals and service users often having different perspectives on the nature of mental illness and the role of services in addressing it. This challenge is considered in the King’s Fund’s “Outcomes for mental health services – what really matters?”.

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