IAPT for adults minimum quality standards

Publisher:
University of East Anglia
Publication date:
28 January 2013

Abstract

As IAPT services have matured and been evaluated, a number of key characteristics have emerged which appear critical in terms of assuring quality of delivery and achieving good clinical and other outcomes. These characteristics are set out below in the form of a series of standards with an accompanying rationale and suggested metric to support effective commissioning and delivery of IAPT services, and as a basis for service specifications, care pathway design and /or service audits for improving the quality of IAPT services