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Term of Reference 2 Theme 4 Young people on adult wards

Criterion: BHSCT & SEHSCT NHSCT SHSCT WHSCT

2.4.5. Proactive

consideration of

specialist adolescent

inpatient units

elsewhere to facilitate

young people who

may require inpatient

care for prolonged

periods (6 months).

Assessment by

review team

Not clear from protocol.

In the information provided

by the trust in the RQIA

profiling questionnaire the

trust reported longest

length of stay in an adult

ward was 89 days.

In the validation visit to the

adult ward, team members

discussed relevant case

where this did happen and

young person was

appropriately transferred to

specialist unit in England.

In the information provided

by the trust in the RQIA

profiling questionnaire, the

trust reported that the

longest length of stay in an

adult ward was 116 days.

In the information provided

in the RQIA profile

questionnaire the trust

indicated that the longest

stay in adult ward was 258

days. The validation visits

confirmed that specialist

facilities were considered.

Protocol states that

Director of Children’s

Services is informed if child

remains on ward more than

3 months.

The Western Trust

protocol states that the

Director of Children’s

Services is informed if a

child remains on an adult

ward more than 3

months.

In the information

provided in the RQIA

profile questionnaire the

trust indicated that the

longest stay in an adult

ward in this area was 126

days.

Not known Substantially achieved Partially achieved Partially achieved

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