Journal article

Crisis resolution teams for people experiencing mental health crises: the CORE mixed-methods research programme including two RCTs

Brynmor Lloyd-Evans, Marina Christoforou, David Osborn, Gareth Ambler, Louise Marston, Danielle Lamb, Oliver Mason, Nicola Morant, Sarah Sullivan, Claire Henderson, Rachael Hunter, Stephen Pilling, Fiona Nolan, Richard Gray, Tim Weaver, Kathleen Kelly, Nicky Goater, Alyssa Milton, Elaine Johnston, Kate Fullarton Show all

Published : 2019

Abstract

BACKGROUND:Crisis resolution teams (CRTs) seek to avert hospital admissions by providing intensive home treatment for people experiencing a mental health crisis. The CRT model has not been highly specified. CRT care is often experienced as ending abruptly and relapse rates following CRT discharge are high. AIMS:The aims of CORE (Crisis resolution team Optimisation and RElapse prevention) workstream 1 were to specify a model of best practice for CRTs, develop a measure to assess adherence to this model and evaluate service improvement resources to help CRTs implement the model with high fidelity. The aim of CORE workstream 2 was to evaluate a peer-provided self-management programme aimed at r..

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