Bridges not walls:

Good practice guidance for transition and cooperation between mental health services for older patients

CR218, May 2019

This Report updates the evidence base in relation to transitions between services, for example by recognising the growing needs of patients in specific groups – offenders; older people with alcohol and substance misuse problems; people with neuropsychiatric disorders; and people with intellectual disabilities. Through the implementation of its recommendations, the Report provides an excellent opportunity to ensure that transition between services is effective and positive


  • Introduction
  • Foreword
  • Purpose of this document
  • Background
  • Revision of CR153
  • College recommendations
  • Members of the working group
  • References
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