Referrals to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (FOI)
Referrals to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 01 November 2016.
How many referrals have been made to the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service so far this year?
How many referrals were made to the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service in 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 and 2011, for each year?
What is the average number of referrals per week?
What is the waiting time for patients for initial assessment and what is the waiting time for therapy / treatment after the initial assessment / referral?
What is the longest waiting time between a referral and first treatment since 2015?
How many patients have been discharged so far this year?
How many have completed treatment and how many are still engaged in therapy?
Out of the referrals received, how many were boys and how many were girls?
The number of hospital admissions for 2016 and 2015 for children (under 18) with mental health issues
In the last five years 2011 to 2016 what is the youngest patient to be referred to CAMHS?
A breakdown of referrals by age, for example, how many were five and under, how many were between six and ten, how many were aged 11-15 and how many age 16-18?
As at 30 September 2016, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service had received 350 referrals in 2016.
|2011 ||298 |
|2012 ||395 |
|2013 ||447 |
|2014 ||470 |
From 1 January 2016 to 30 September 2016, the average number of referrals was 9 per week.
Waiting time for initial assessment was as follows (in days):
Waiting time for therapy / treatment is not currently available.
360 individuals were discharged between 1 January 2016 and 30 September 2016.
Since the start of 2011, 1985 individuals have completed treatment and 523 are still engaged in treatment.
This data has not been routinely available until this current year. Of the 350 referrals received between 1 January and 30 September 2016, 205 were girls and 145 were boys.
Since the start of 2015, 11 young people have been admitted to hospital for mental health issues.
This would be patient identifiable information and is therefore exempt under Article 25 of the Freedom of Information Law.
Age breakdowns for referrals from 01 January 2011 to 30 September 2016 were as follows:
|5 and under||194|
|6 to 10 ||623 |
|11 to 15||990 |
|16 to 18||543 |
The date of birth was not listed on 92 referrals.
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