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Realising work potential - Defining the Contribution of Allied Health Professionals to Vocational Rehabilitation in Mental Health Services: The Way Forward

DescriptionRealising work
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateDecember 16, 2011


ISBN 978 1 78045 462 7
DPPAS 12071

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Foreword by the Chief Health Professions Officer

Executive Summary

1. Introduction
1.1 Good Work, Good Health
1.2 Vocational Rehabilitation
1.3 Policy Context
1.4 The Role of Allied Health Professionals: The Work Agenda

2. About this Report
2.1 How the Review was Carried Out

3. Findings
3.1 Models of Practice used by AHPs in Vocational Rehabilitation
3.2 Measuring Outcomes
3.3 Accessing AHPs and Vocational Rehabilitation
3.4 Partnership Working
3.5 Psychological Therapies
3.6 Leadership

4. Summary of Principles and Actions

5. The Way Forward

6. References

Appendix 1: Summary of key Scottish and UK policy documents relating to vocational rehabilitation and mental health

Appendix 2: Practice Examples

Appendix 3: Membership of National Mental Health AHP Vocational Rehabilitation Network

Appendix 4: Glossary of Terms