Managing Mental Health Service / Edition 1

Managing Mental Health Service / Edition 1

by Amanda Reynolds, Alastair Reynolds
     
 

This is a practical, no-nonsense book designed to help managers of mental health services cope, survive and constructively fulfil their role. It has been written to help managers to function in an increasingly complex mental health service arena. In clear, jargon-free language it aims to demystify key managerial terms, to provide an understandable summary of the… See more details below

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This is a practical, no-nonsense book designed to help managers of mental health services cope, survive and constructively fulfil their role. It has been written to help managers to function in an increasingly complex mental health service arena. In clear, jargon-free language it aims to demystify key managerial terms, to provide an understandable summary of the relevant policy and legal framework, and to provide signposts to assist managers in making their way through the maze of service planning and service development options. Managing Mental Health Services will be a leading practical handbook in its field, a point of reference for hands-on managers, and a source of stimulating advice, tips and guidance in mental health service management.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780335198337
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
06/28/1999
Series:
Health Services Management Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
186
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.40(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Sect. AContext1
1Introduction3
2Policy background8
Sect. BSix key steps for developing manageable mental health services23
3Step 1 The vision: agreeing the guiding principles25
4Step 2 Estimating population needs33
5Step 3 Making an organizational diagnosis47
6Step 4 Writing the strategic service plan54
7Step 5 Delivering the service components74
8Step 6 Review and evaluation87
Sect. CThe six key managerial tasks97
9Task 1 Managing the change process99
10Task 2 The central role of human resources111
11Task 3 Managing budgets125
12Task 4 Creating a robust infrastructure134
13Task 5 Allies or adversaries?145
14Task 6 Managing the future161
Index168

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