Quality statements

Quality statements

Statement 1 Looked-after children and young people having their annual health plan review are assessed for vulnerability to drug misuse.

Statement 2 Care leavers having a health assessment as part of planning to leave care are assessed for vulnerability to drug misuse.

Statement 3 Children and young people having a young offender assessment are assessed for vulnerability to drug misuse.

Statement 4 Adults assessed as vulnerable to drug misuse are given information about local services and where to find further advice and support.

NICE has developed guidance and a quality standard on patient experience in adult NHS services (see the NICE Pathway on patient experience in adult NHS services), which should be considered alongside these quality statements.

Other quality standards that should be considered when commissioning or providing drug misuse prevention services include:

A full list of NICE quality standards is available from the quality standards topic library.