Psychiatric Liaison

Aims and Objectives

A UK wide study to establish what service models are being used to improve the care of older people with mental health problems in general hospitals, and what impact these service models might have on outcomes, with the objective of informing both service development and the design of an evaluation of these services in a trial setting. The study will be conducted in three stages:  literature review; service mapping and service evaluation.

Chief Investigator

Dr John Holmes


Start date April 2006; literature review, service mapping & evaluation commenced.