Andrew Szmidla

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Background: Difficult-to-place patients are left at the end of programmes of psychiatric hospital closure and need specialised services, the nature of which is still under debate. The aim of this study was to evaluate a rehabilitation programme specially designed for difficult-to-place patients in a psychiatric hospital undergoing closure. Method:(More)
The UK, in common with other Western countries, has seen a marked reduction in the number of long-stay hospital beds over the past few decades and most asylums have been closed. Whilst hospital closure and discharge programmes differ, a common characteristic is likely to be that those patients who are “difficult-to-place” in the community are amongst the(More)
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