We describe the development of the Health of the Nation Outcomes Scales for People with Learning Disabilities (HoNOS-LD). HoNOS-LD was. Br J Psychiatry. Jan; Health of the Nation Outcome Scales for People with Learning Disabilities (HoNOS-LD). Roy A(1), Matthews H, Clifford P, . Health of the Nation Outcome Scales for People with Learning Disabilities ( HoNOS–LD) – Volume Issue 1 – Ashok Roy, Helen Matthews.

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Health of the Nation Outcome Scales in an inpatient unit

Remember many of the presentations from last month’s national outcomes and information forum are now available online for on demand viewing. Hono authors note that a care pathway-approach may mitigate some of the concerns regarding variation in the quality and use of inpatient services. Mental health in adults with autism spectrum disorders and intellectual disabilities: Care pathway approach in a learning disability inpatient service http: This study also suggests that this increased throughput is not at the expense of service effectiveness as shown by the HoNOS-LD scores.

Download the app from Google Play for use on your tablet or smartphone. The most recent of these reports, Transforming Care — Next Steps DoH,has reaffirmed the need to ensure all people with learning disabilities can live in their local community with the appropriate support and services, but also acknowledges that for some people a short-term inpatient admission is appropriate.

This is an outcome tool mandated for use by specialist mental health services in New Zealand by the Ministry of Health. Enter the e-mail address of the recipient Add your own personal message: Research In Autism Spectrum Disorders. Ok, I Agree More Info. A follow-up study on clinical outcomes Mccarthy, Honoos.

View August 28, Such evidence is much needed for the development of more effective mental health services for this group. Click here to review our site terms of use. Your data will be stored hons on your device until you choose to sync it. People with Learning Disabilities often have an increased chance of physical or mental health problems, and may also display challenging behaviour.


The article summarised above presented compelling lf to suggest that a core inpatient care pathway, along with a pathway manager, can improve outcomes for hons admitted to a specialist learning disability inpatient assessment and treatment unit. As a country we’re well placed in terms of collecting and using outcomes and indicators. A study suggests a core care-pathway for admissions may have impacts on treatment outcome and delayed discharge http: AB – There is little information on the mental health needs of adults with intellectual disability ID and autism spectrum disorders ASDs.

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The team report that there were no differences in the profile of patients honls during these two time period in terms of reasons for admission, legal status during admission or their diagnosis. A nurse was employed as a pathway manager with the sole responsibility of ensuring the progress of the person along the pathway by working with the agencies and professionals involved.

This they felt was achieved by having the dedicated pathway nurse and by holding monthly meetings with stakeholders to review the care and progress of the people in the unit.

They have concluded that for many people, they are in hospital hnoos too long with no clear treatment plan.

Health of the Nation Outcome Scales in an inpatient unit. Note that your submission may not appear immediately on our site. By clicking any link on this page you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. It may have been beneficial for the authors to analyse if there was a significantly different change in the scores between admission and discharge pre and post-pathway.

The lean methodology is a systematic process that aims to improve customer outcomes by making sure the right things are in the right place at the right time. A review of case records identified service users in receipt of specialist mental health care who were eligible for the study. N2 – There is little information on the mental health needs of adults with intellectual disability ID and autism spectrum disorders ASDs. The team report that in the five months prior to the introduction of the care pathway there were five admissions compared to 18 after the pathway was introduced.


Check out the Te Pou website for quarterly reporting. At the same time the learning disability service was also developing a care pathways across all other parts of the service. The 5th Australasian outcomes and information conference is set for November in Queenstown, mark it in your diaries now.

This is a threefold increase in the number of admissions. Since you’ve already submitted a review for this product, this submission will be added as an update to your original review.

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Data were collected from the anonymized case records of a honoa population in South East London. The authors note the need for a more personalized approach to service delivery with a focus on improving social functioning and behavioral impairments. Research in Developmental Disabilities.

Thank You for Submitting Your Review,! The scores of 31 clients on admission were hoons with scores at discharge, with clients showing similar outcomes to those observed after community team interventions. Your message has been reported and will be reviewed by our staff. Once reported, our staff will be notified and the comment will be reviewed. Hons data suggested that a care pathway approach can reduce admission length and delayed discharges, whilst maintaining the effectiveness of care.

The study was conducted in an eight bedded specialist assessment and treatment inpatient unit for adults with learning disabilities.