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Long-term care: reducing morbidity in residents and staff

  • Mavis Evans (a1), Helen Burgess (a1) and Elizabeth Gore-Rees (a1)
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Staff in nursing homes specialising in the care of the elderly mentally ill were trained to screen for psychiatric morbidity by members of the local psychogeriatric service. They were then involved in the planning and delivery of appropriate treatment, both medical and behavioural. Residents in the homes were screened again six months later and marked reduction in morbidity was found.

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Long-term care: reducing morbidity in residents and staff

  • Mavis Evans (a1), Helen Burgess (a1) and Elizabeth Gore-Rees (a1)
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