Evaluation of a Rural-Based Community Aged Intensive Recovery Program for Older Adults With Severe Mental Illness.

  title={Evaluation of a Rural-Based Community Aged Intensive Recovery Program for Older Adults With Severe Mental Illness.},
  author={Paul Sadler and Andrea McIlvena},
  journal={Journal of psychosocial nursing and mental health services},
  volume={53 9},
  • P. Sadler, Andrea McIlvena
  • Published 1 September 2015
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of psychosocial nursing and mental health services
Community Aged Intensive Recovery (CAIR) programs are an integral part of Aged Persons Mental Health Services (APMHS); however, no study has investigated whether a rural-based intensive program benefits older clients with severe mental illness. The current sample comprised 119 older adults who were being managed by a CAIR program from July 2011 to June 2013. Three key results were found: (a) approximately three quarters of clients admitted to the CAIR program remained treated in the community… 
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