Revised Adult Mental Health NSF
Raising the Standard NSF
‘Raising the Standard - The Revised National Service Framework for adult mental health services in Wales’ was published on World Mental Health Day, October 10th 2005. This document updates the original NSF published in 2002 and sets out 44 Key Actions for service commissioners and providers.
The Key Actions relate to the 8 NSF standards which are:
Standard 1 - Social Inclusion, health promotion and tackling stigma
Standard 2 - Service user and carer empowerment
Standard 3 - Promotion of opportunities for a normal pattern of daily life
Standard 4 - Providing equitable and accessible services
Standard 5 - Commissioning effective, comprehensive and responsive services
Standard 6 - Delivering effective, comprehensive and responsive services
Standard 7 - Effective client assessment and care pathways
Standard 8 - Ensuring a well staffed, skilled and supported workforce.
The document further includes a report on progressing the Standards since the original NSF was published, a timetabled Mental Health Action Plan for Wales, national learning points arising from homicide external reviews and the review of medium secure provision and closes with an action plan timetable for the introduction of the Mental Health Bill.
Last updated: 03/07/2006