Mental Health Short Stay (SS) Operational Guidelines

13 January 2016

As part of the development of Short Stay mental health beds, CALHN has developed Mental Health Short Stay (SS) Operational Guidelines which have been circulated and can now be found here and here.

The creation of the Mental Health Short Stay (SS) Operational Guidelines have been developed to provide the detail needed to implement the Improving Unplanned Emergency Access Pathways (IUEAP) Model of Care: Mental Health Short Stay which can be found here. This document outlines the role and function as well as the process for the SS.

PSA members are encouraged to consider the guidelines and make their views known to the PSA to enable genuine and meaningful consultation.

PSA members should forward any issues or concerns that they would like raised on their behalf to the PSA by Friday 22 January 2016.