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RODRIGUEZ, Ana González. Continuity of care programs: the example of Madrid Chamartin district. Estud. psicol. (Natal) [online]. 2011, vol.16, n.3, pp.313-317. ISSN 1678-4669.

The case management program of Chamartin Mental Health Center in Madrid is presented to illustrate with an experience outside the Anglo-Saxon context, where such programs arise, the theory advanced in the first part about the emergence, development and philosophy of continuity of care programs. Finally, some risks in the development and maintenance of continuity of care programs are pointed out. The health, social and staff resources are described, and also the population to be targeted, the form of intervention and the type of actions that are performed. Finally, we point out some risks in the development and maintenance of continuity of care programs.

Keywords : assertive community treatment; case management; community-oriented mental health care.

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