Quality statement 11: Inpatient shared decision-making

Quality statement

People in hospital for mental health care, including service users formally detained under the Mental Health Act, are routinely involved in shared decision-making.

Quality measure

Structure: Evidence of local arrangements to ensure that service users in hospital, including service users formally detained under the Mental Health Act, are routinely involved in shared decision-making.

Outcome: Evidence from experience surveys and feedback that service users in hospital, including service users formally detained under the Mental Health Act, feel routinely involved in shared decision-making.

What the quality statement means for each audience

Service providers ensure systems are in place to routinely involve service users in hospital, including service users formally detained under the Mental Health Act, in shared decision-making.

Mental health and social care professionals ensure they involve service users in hospital, including service users formally detained under the Mental Health Act, in shared decision-making.

Commissioners ensure they commission services that routinely involve service users, including service users formally detained under the Mental Health Act, in shared decision-making.

People in hospital for mental health care feel involved in making decisions about their care, even when they are formally detained under the Mental Health Act.

Source guidance

'Service user experience in adult mental health' (NICE clinical guidance 136) recommendation 1.6.3.

Data source

Structure: Local data collection.

Outcome: Providers may be able to use questions contained within the national patient surveys available from NHS Surveys. A question on involvement in decisions is contained within the NHS mental health inpatient survey (Q27).

Definitions

The Mental Health Act 1983 (amended 1995 and 2007).