What changes are needed to improve young peoples eating disorder services?
- Document type
- Dobson, Emily
- Date of publication
- 1 May 2019
- Children and Young People
- Social welfare
- Material type
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Whilst government has invested in care for young people suffering from eating disorders, and services provided for young sufferers have been improved, and targets have been set also, to reduce patient waiting times, meeting these access targets greatly varies across England.
In many cases young people and their families do receive insufficient support and guidance after discharge from inpatient units or outpaptient services.
Young people express the wish for greater involvement in decisions about their treatment.
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