14. Recovery: the business case

Slade, Mike and McDaid, David and Shepherd, Geoff and Williams, Sue and Repper, Julie (2017) 14. Recovery: the business case. ImROC, Nottingham.

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Abstract

This paper makes the Business Case for supporting recovery. We believe that this should be informed by three types of data: evaluative research (such as randomised controlled trials); the perceived benefits for service users – what might be termed ‘customer satisfaction’; and best evidence about value for money.

Some of the ImROC 10 key challenges have a very strong research base. For example, there is substantially more randomised controlled trial evidence supporting the value of peer support workers (challenge 8) than exists for any other mental health professional group, or service model.

Similarly, the scientific evidence for supporting self-management (challenge 1) is compelling. Other challenges have a strong evidence base indicating that they improve people’s experience of services. The positive experiences of students at Recovery Colleges (challenge 3) and the beneficial impact on experience of more involvement in safety planning (challenge 6) are clear.

Item Type: Other
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > School of Health Sciences
Depositing User: Eprints, Support
Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2017 11:11
Last Modified: 30 Oct 2017 11:14
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/47660

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