A study of intimely sudden deaths and people who took their lives while in the care of Donegal mental health services; A summary

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/608475
Title:
A study of intimely sudden deaths and people who took their lives while in the care of Donegal mental health services; A summary
Authors:
National Suicide Research Foundation (NSRF)
Affiliation:
Health Service Executive (HSE)
Publisher:
Health Service Executive (HSE)
Issue Date:
Apr-2016
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/608475
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Description:
This report was commissioned by the Donegal Mental Health Service (DMHS) and funded by the National Office for Suicide Prevention (NOSP). As part of a unique, on-going programme of research being undertaken by the National Suicide Research Foundation (NSRF), it examined sudden unexpected deaths and those who took their own lives while in the care of the Donegal Mental Health Service between October 2011 and May 2015. The research was approved by the Clinical Director of Psychiatric Services who sought to gain insight into the increasing number of sudden unexpected deaths of its users while in the care of the mental health service, including people who took their lives. The research was approved by the Letterkenny Hospital Ethics Committee The objectives of this research are in line with key strategic goals and actions of the new National Strategy to Reduce Suicide in Ireland, Connecting for Life, 2015-2020. • Developing a uniform procedure to respond to suicidal behaviour across mental health services. • Implementing a system of services review based on incidents of suicide and suicidal behaviour within HSE mental health services and developing a responsive practice model. • Improving the uniformity and effectiveness of support services for families bereaved by suicide
Keywords:
MENTAL HEALTH; SUICIDE; MENTAL AND BEHAVIOURAL DISORDER; MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE
Local subject classification:
SUICIDAL BEHAVIOUR

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorNational Suicide Research Foundation (NSRF)en
dc.date.accessioned2016-05-06T07:56:25Zen
dc.date.available2016-05-06T07:56:25Zen
dc.date.issued2016-04en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/608475en
dc.descriptionThis report was commissioned by the Donegal Mental Health Service (DMHS) and funded by the National Office for Suicide Prevention (NOSP). As part of a unique, on-going programme of research being undertaken by the National Suicide Research Foundation (NSRF), it examined sudden unexpected deaths and those who took their own lives while in the care of the Donegal Mental Health Service between October 2011 and May 2015. The research was approved by the Clinical Director of Psychiatric Services who sought to gain insight into the increasing number of sudden unexpected deaths of its users while in the care of the mental health service, including people who took their lives. The research was approved by the Letterkenny Hospital Ethics Committee The objectives of this research are in line with key strategic goals and actions of the new National Strategy to Reduce Suicide in Ireland, Connecting for Life, 2015-2020. • Developing a uniform procedure to respond to suicidal behaviour across mental health services. • Implementing a system of services review based on incidents of suicide and suicidal behaviour within HSE mental health services and developing a responsive practice model. • Improving the uniformity and effectiveness of support services for families bereaved by suicideen
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherHealth Service Executive (HSE)en
dc.subjectMENTAL HEALTHen
dc.subjectSUICIDEen
dc.subjectMENTAL AND BEHAVIOURAL DISORDERen
dc.subjectMENTAL HEALTH SERVICEen
dc.subject.otherSUICIDAL BEHAVIOURen
dc.titleA study of intimely sudden deaths and people who took their lives while in the care of Donegal mental health services; A summaryen
dc.typeReporten
dc.contributor.departmentHealth Service Executive (HSE)en
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