The evaluation of the quality of services focuses on effectiveness, the satisfaction and participation of users, and integrating the patients’ points of view into objective and comparable indicators of processes and outcomes of interventions.
Quantitative survey methodologies are combined with the qualitative methodology.
- Produce evidence based on ad hoc studies and administrative databases and registries that allow comparisons with other treatments and approaches to care;
- advocate for and disseminate a critical and informed approach to pharmacological, psychosocial, and psychological treatments;
- identify and support users' capacity for choice and care, and balance the power relationship between caregivers and the cared-for;
- study and implement prevention interventions.
Epidemiology of mental disorders, chronic conditions, and diseases that affect the elderly
Integration of health and social services
Research into and implementation of psychosocial treatments
Research into and implementation of interventions to support caregivers
Research into and implementation of the inclusion of patients and family members in the development of care plans, evaluation of services, and provision of support
Meta-analysis of psychological and psychosocial interventions
Prevention of mental disorders, frailty, and other chronic conditions
Qualitative research applied to the issues of deprescribing, introduction of psychosocial interventions into service routines, and patients' perspectives on goals and tools of care
International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.