Lack of progress in community mental health

by | Nov 27, 2017 | Mental Health, News

An annual survey of people’s experiences of using community mental healthcare shows “limited progress” overall, with a decline in performance in some service areas, according to regulators.

Although 64% of respondents rated their experiences of community mental healthcare as “seven or above” out of 10 in this year’s survey, it represented a slight decline on the 65% during 2014.

More than 12,100 people took part in this year’s survey, covering their experiences of care outside of hospital by community-based mental health services, such as specialist clinics and at home. Read more Nursing Times