Integrated care pathways for mental health

Integrated care pathways (or ICPs) provide a person-centred, evidence-based framework for delivery of high quality mental health care.

Standards for ICPs for adult and older adult mental health services were published in 2007. With publication of standards for ICPs for child and adolescent mental health services in June 2011, the ICP programme now covers the whole age spectrum in mental health.

The focus of our ICP work for the coming years will be on supporting local areas to use ICPs as a tool to improve the quality and safety of mental health care.

Adult and older adult mental health ICPs

Standards for integrated care pathways for adult and older adult mental health services.

Child and adolescent mental health ICPs

Standards for integrated care pathways for child and adolescent mental health services.

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