EXPLORING HEALTHCARE AND PSYCHO-SOCIAL SERVICE NEEDS AMONG PATIENTS WITH DELIBERATE SELF-HARM BEHAVIOURS


Grant Data
Project Title
EXPLORING HEALTHCARE AND PSYCHO-SOCIAL SERVICE NEEDS AMONG PATIENTS WITH DELIBERATE SELF-HARM BEHAVIOURS
Principal Investigator
Dr Law, Yik Wa   (Principal investigator)
Duration
36
Start Date
2013-09-01
Completion Date
2016-08-31
Amount
120000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
Needs assessment, Deliberate self-harm, Suicide prevention, Healthcare, Psychosocial Service
Discipline
Social Work,Health Services
Panel
Humanities
Sponsor
Block Grant Earmarked for Research (104)
HKU Project Code
201308159015
Grant Type
Seed Fund for Basic Research
Funding Year
2013/2014
Status
On-going
Objectives
Aims 1. To investigate the demographic and clinical profile of suicide attempts / patients with DSH in the Accident and Emergency Department (AED) of Queen Mary Hospital (QMH). 2. To examine the utilisation of healthcare and psycho-social services amongst suicide attempts / patients with DSH; 3. To identify any unmet service needs amongst the DSH patients and obstacles associated with access to and during the pathway of care; 4. To make recommendations on which areas of service can be improved to meet the needs of people at risk of taking their own lives.