Is “transforming care” failing people with autism?

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Marshall-Tate, K, Chaplin, E and McCarthy, J (2017). Is “transforming care” failing people with autism? Advances in Autism. 3 (2), pp. 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1108/AIA-10-2016-0027
AuthorsMarshall-Tate, K, Chaplin, E and McCarthy, J
Abstract

Abstract Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to comment on the development and implementation of transforming care (TC) and whether it has failed people with autism. Design/methodology/approach – This paper is a commentary. Findings – The number of people with autism being admitted to assessment and treatment units is increasing despite the aims of TC. The authors argue that TC, in serving such a diverse group of people, may have failed to identify the heterogeneity of such groups or recognise the different needs of people with mental illness and people with behaviours that challenge; and that TC could be regarded as a policy that only affects people with an intellectual disability. Originality/value – Policymakers, policy implementers and health and social care staff may consider reviewing their practice to ensure that TC works for people with autism and their family and carers. Keywords Autism, Commissioning, Mental illness, Intellectual disability, Transforming care, Care support services

KeywordsAutism; Commissioning; Mental illness; Intellectual disability,; Transforming care,
Year2017
JournalAdvances in Autism
Journal citation3 (2), pp. 1-7
PublisherEmerald
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1108/AIA-10-2016-0027
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Deposited27 Jun 2018
Accepted30 Jan 2017
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This is an Accepted Manuscript of a journal published by Emerald Publishing Limited in Advances in Autism on 3 April 2018, available online: https://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/AIA-10-2016-0027

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