Healthstar Case Study

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The main aim of this paper is to assess on how HealthStar is providing ARMHS to individuals with mental illness. The mental health department at HealthStar is responsible in providing ARMHS services. The department currently has a director of mental health service, an ARMHS/CTSS treatment director, four mental health Practitioners and three masters level social work intern students and a part-time LICSW supervisor.
ARMHS program provides one-on-one services to adults with a diagnosable mental illness who are experiencing difficulties in their daily functioning. Sherry, the director of mental health services at HealthStar explained that the common impairments with ARMHS recipients include: difficulty with activities of daily living, social
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The recovery vision refers to what the client would like to happen in the future, his or her ultimate life goal. This vision is not time-sensitive and can be included on all treatment plan updates. The rehabilitative goal targets how efforts will impact a functional barrier in order to achieve the desired outcome. The treatment goal must be achievable within nine to 36 months. Treatment objectives are short-term outcomes indicating progress made toward meeting the long-term goal. These objectives must be achievable within six months. Rehabilitative interventions are techniques to be used by ARMHS practitioners to assist the client in developing a skill, utilizing community resources, or results in the person developing their recovery vision. The treatment Plan is required to be completed within 30 calendar days of the start or intake date (DHS, 2015). And an update for the treatment plan is required every subsequent six months and an updated treatment plan is also required at discharge a client from the service. At HealthStar, the treatment plan is assessed to evaluate the effectiveness and performance of the mental health

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