Table 1

Features of an inpatient model of care for adolescents

Policy levelOrganisational levelIndividual level
What
What should be provided?
Profit/Non-profit Hospital
Referral
System
Waitlist for admission
Clear admission policies
Onsite schooling
Medical facilities on site
Teaching/Non-teaching hospital
Number of beds
Outreach, outpatient supports
Case coordinators
Length of stay
Staff training
Stabilisation
Who
Who should provide it?
Crisis admissions/Not for crisis admissionMultidisciplinary teamsAccepted mental health disorders
Criteria for exclusion
Accepted age range
Where
Where should it be provided?
Location
Catchment area