Improving the physical health of people with severe mental illness in a low secure forensic unit: An uncontrolled evaluation study of staff training and physical health care plans

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Haddad et al (2016), a nurse-led study conducted on a forensic mental health unit in England identified that inpatient admission is a key setting for assessing physical health and promoting improved management of health problems.


The findings report that staff training and purpose-designed personalised care plans can hold potential to improve practice and outcomes in this area.