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A model for service coordination between mental health and adult protective services

Journal of Mental Health & Aging

Author: Dayton, C., Anetzberger, G. J., Matthey, D.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1997


Collaboration, partnership, service coordination, & integrated systems are commonly used terms in strategic plans & agendas of governing boards & councils. Shrinking resources & changing public policies have combined to redirect organizational energy to solutions for client needs that cross agency boundaries. The benefits & challenges of service coordination are analyzed & illustrated in the context of two presenting problems that are inherently complex & demanding: mental illness & elder abuse/neglect. Recommendations are presented based on a model of coordination in the field of aging developed in Cleveland, OH. The problems are described, & the agencies that undertook the coordination compared & contrasted.

Further Details

Pages: 295-308
Volume: 3
Issue: 3
Accession Number: 1.4.03
Keywords: North Americapolicy complianceolderhealth improvement
Reads: 201