List of quality statements
Statement 1 Adults presenting in primary care with symptoms of depression are offered a referral for a specialist mental health assessment if they have experienced overactivity or disinhibited behaviour lasting 4 days or more.
Statement 2 Adults with bipolar disorder have their early warning symptoms and triggers of relapse, preferred response during relapse and personal recovery goals specified in their care plan.
Statement 3 Carers of adults with bipolar disorder are involved in care planning, decision-making and information sharing about the person as agreed in the care plan.
Statement 4 (developmental) Adults with bipolar disorder are offered psychological interventions.
Statement 5 Adults with bipolar disorder prescribed lithium have their dosage adjusted if their plasma lithium levels are outside the optimum range.
Statement 6 This statement has been removed and is replaced by statement 1: valproate in the quality standard for antenatal and postnatal mental health (QS115).
Statement 7 Adults with bipolar disorder have a physical health assessment at least annually.
Statement 8 Adults with bipolar disorder who currently work, and those who wish to find or return to work, receive supported employment programmes.