Summary

Practice improvement areas include: Health professionals roles regarding the duty of care required for voluntary patients at risk of self harm. The need to establish risk assessment of alcohol affected clients who present with suicidal intentions. Reviewing mental health treatment plans to ensure all known risk factors are addressed. Suggested improvements in the way community care units operate. Quetiapine – noting the increased risk of death by its use to treat schizophrenia.

Details

Publication Type
Document
Topic
Research and reports
Date Published
21 Jul 2010
Size
3 Pages
Update Frequency
Annually
Available format
PDF
Language
English
Author
Department of Health & Human Services