The Core Study



Department of Health (2001) Mental Health Policy Implementation Guide

Service users and their family/carers should be provided with the following information:

• Description of the service, range of interventions provided and what to expect

• Name and contact details of care co-ordinator and other relevant members of the team

• Contact details for out of hours advice and help

• Care plan and comprehensive information about medication

• Relapse prevention and crisis plan

• Discharge plan

• How to express views on the service. (p.22)