VA mental health review.. - DFWstangs Forums
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 1 (permalink) Old 07-20-2009, 10:27 PM Thread Starter
Bullet Sponge
 
forever_frost's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Cooper, Tx
Posts: 3,142
VA mental health review..

VA Mental Health Review Released
Week of July 20, 2009

A congressionally mandated national review of VA's residential mental health care facilities has just been released. The report, by VA's Office of Inspector General (IG), found the following based on a national survey and random review of 20 sample sites:
(1) Less than half of the sites visited had appropriate policies for screening patients to be admitted into the VA residential mental health facility programs.
(2) Post-discharge monitoring was not evident for nearly 3-out-of-10 residents based on residential patient records.
(3) An estimated 11 percent of VA Self Medication Policy patients on narcotics received more than a 7-day supply of medication. The IG made 10 recommendations based on the review, all of which were accepted by VA.

The full report, which includes a list of the locations and programs visited during the inspections, is available in .pdf format here.

http://www.military.com/veterans-rep...sed?ESRC=vr.nl
forever_frost is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Bookmarks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the DFWstangs Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome