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Scottish Executive. Substance Misuse Division. Effective Interventions Unit. (2002) Integrated care for drug users: principles and practices. Edinburgh: Substance Misuse Division, Scottish Executive. 192 p.

The rationale for integrated care and its wider context. Definitions and concepts of integrated care and its key elements: accessibility, assessment, planning and delivery of care, information sharing, monitoring and evaluation. Evidence from research literature, focus groups and consultation on the key issues that influence effective practice in integrated care. Key principles and elements of effective practice drawn from the evidence.

What is the aim?
To provide information and support:
To DATs and partner agencies in the planning, design and delivery of integrated care for drug users.
To service providers, managers and practitioners who are delivering services to people with drug misuse problems


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Guideline
Drug Type:Alcohol or other drugs in general
Intervention Type:AOD disorder, AOD disorder treatment method, AOD disorder harm reduction, Education and training
Date:2002
Call No:JA, VH4
Pages:192 p.
Publisher:Substance Misuse Division, Scottish Executive
Corporate Creators:Scottish Executive. Substance Misuse Division. Effective Interventions Unit
Place of Publication:Edinburgh
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Accession Number:HRB 826 (Available)
Subjects:N Communication, information and education > Recommendations or guidelines > Practice / clinical guidelines
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health services, substance use research
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care delivery
VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom > Scotland
L Social psychology and related concepts > Collaboration and conflict > Collaboration (co-operation)
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care programme or facility > Community-based treatment (primary care)

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