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Dawn Griesbach, Griesbach & Associates Clare Lardner, Clarity Patricia Russell, Patricia Russell & Associates
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AcknowledgementsA note about terminologyExecutive Summary
1 Introduction Background and context Aims of the research Structure of this report
2 Methods Analysis of secondary data Literature review Surveys and interviews Focus groups with alcohol service users
3 The need for services Intoxicated people presenting to emergency departments Intoxication-related NHS hospital inpatient discharges Scottish Ambulance Service Police data on drunk and incapable charges Data from other services What do we know from interviews?
4 Services for drunk and incapable people around the world Sobering-up services Other services that address the care needs of drunk and incapable people
5 Services for drunk and incapable people in Scotland Designated places Temporary services (triage and first-aid) Other services Cell Monitoring Perspectives of service users
6 Discussion and conclusions What need is there for services in Scotland? What do services look like? What is seen as good practice? What are the options for services? Recommendations
Appendix A. Explanatory notes on secondary data Information Services Division data Police data Emergency department data from Quality Improvement Scotland ( QIS)
Appendix B. Tables
Appendix C. Additional detail on admission and exit procedures and staffing at Beechwood House and Albyn House Beechwood House Albyn House
The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers.
This report is available on the Scottish Government Social Research website only www.scotland.gov.uk/socialresearch.
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