Transfers and transitions between child and adult mental health services.

  title={Transfers and transitions between child and adult mental health services.},
  author={Moli Paul and Tamsin Ford and Tami Kramer and Zoebia Islam and Kath Harley and Swaran Singh},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry. Supplement},
BACKGROUND Transfer of care from one healthcare provider to another is often understood as a suboptimal version of the process of transition. AIMS To separate and evaluate concepts of transfer and transition between child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) and adult mental health services (AMHS). METHOD In a retrospective case-note survey of young people reaching the upper age boundary at six English CAMHS, optimal transition was evaluated using four criteria: continuity of care… CONTINUE READING

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