Survey of long-stay patients on acute psychiatric wards

  • Published 2008


RESULTS Long-stay patients consistently occupied around a fifth of all acute beds. The nursing and medical staff recommendations and patients’ placements at 2 years showed only moderate agreement. Aside from remaining in hospital, patients were most likely to be living in a residential or nursing home at follow-up. CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS There is a need to… (More)


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