We bring observations from the field and personal experiences within behavioural health communities/practices to develop a wholistic line-up: one that supports the needs of the patient, the families, the practitioners and the facility.
The Joint Commission has published a clarification on the use of video monitoring at a behavioral health facility, the dos and don'ts, and the recommendation on how to provide the best care when patient safety is at stake.
The care for people on the spectrum needs to be tailored to the specifics of their conditions. Cookie cutter medical facilities are proving not to be as effective as the society expects them to. Here is a story of the first adult in-patient treatment center, and it is worth a read.
The National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs) program established by the Joint Commission in 2002 has announced revisions to the program that will be effective July 2019 to address the quality and safety of patient care in the behavioral health environments.