Contract Currencies in Learning Disability Services: 53 Contacts = 1 Discharge

Judith McBrien (Learning Disability Service, Plymouth Community Services NHS Trust)
Dianne Miller (Mulberry NHS Trust)

Journal of Integrated Care

ISSN: 1476-9018

Publication date: 1 August 1997


Existing contract currencies often carry a disincentive to community care and are demotivating for staff. This Case Study describes the opportunities to develop a more sensible approach and an initiative to develop contracts based on outcomes.


McBrien, J. and Miller, D. (1997), "Contract Currencies in Learning Disability Services: 53 Contacts = 1 Discharge", Journal of Integrated Care, Vol. 5 No. 4, pp. 128-131.

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