Managers perspectives on the social worker role in community mental health teams: valued, challenged and hard to define


In his debut blog, Robbie Fraser reviews findings from a staff survey stating that the role of a social worker in community mental health teams is valued, but hard to define.

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Use of 2 or more antipsychotics found in 22% of adults with learning disabilities experiencing psychiatric crisis


There has been concern about the rate of use of antipsychotic mecdication for people with learning disabilities for some time. We have posted a number of studies which have raised questions about efficacy and rate of use here on this blog. The authors of this study were concerned to look at prescription rates in people [read the full story…]