Department of Health, January 2016
This framework provides a process for commissioning groups for assessing, deciding and agreeing continuing care for children with complex health needs.
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Revolving Doors, December 2015
This review by Revolving Doors finds that people facing complex needs and disadvantaged lives will see many common steps across their recovery journeys.
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The Commonwealth Fund, November 2015
This report by the Commonwealth Fund describes research about clinical care models or care management programs implemented by health care provider organisations to improve outcomes and reduce costs for high-need, high-cost patients.
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Lankelly Chase Foundation, April 2015
This study seeks to provide a statistical profile of a key manifestation of ‘severe and multiple disadvantage’ (SMD) in England. The report aims to address the fragmentation of data concerning people with complex and multiple disadvantage and so create the clearest quantitative picture possible of the reality of people’s lives. By establishing the extent to which different systems that people come into contact with overlap, the report aims to stimulate thought and action on whether single issue systems and services are any longer the most effective response.
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Revolving Doors, 29 January 2015
This report assesses the evidence for three programmes designed to work directly with people facing multiple and complex needs: Multisystemic Therapy; wraparound; and the link worker model. It shows these programmes can address important issues such as crime and homelessness, while improving clients’ wellbeing.
The briefing outlines both the cost-benefit and the effectiveness of these service models. The report shows that some of the most excluded and disadvantaged people in society can be effectively helped through better, more targeted support.
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