Summary of the good practice:
The group of patients with schizophrenia and schizophrenia -like state with varying disabilities with mental and somatic illness. The patient group should be offered early intervention and professional treatment by a health care programs that support. Intervention will be symptoms and function-oriented. Provide medical treatment and psychosocial interventions. A clear and documented care plan must be drawn up jointly and evaluated.
Challenge addressed by the good practice
Improvement work based on the patient’s needs and aims to see the whole person, not just the person’s mental illness. It’s a big problem with unemployment, inactivity, isolation, poor diet, high use of alcohol and tobacco among people with mental illness. This leads to increased mental and somatic illness.
Key innovative elements of the good practice
Collaboration with health care “neighbours”, inpatient care, local authorities and primary care is getting better and the patient’s needs are more in focus.
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