2000 issue 3


Volume 9, issue 3


Tentative standard s for self-help community houses

Stanisław Dąbrowski1, Włodzimierz Adam Brodniak1, Stefan Welbel1
1. Zakład Organizacji Ochrony Zdrowia Instytutu Psychiatrii i Neurologii w Warszawie
Postępy Psychiatrii i Neurologii, 2000, 9, 443-454
Keywords: standards, self-help community houses


The aim of this study was to elaboratea set of standards for the structure and functioningof two types of self-help communityhouses (day stay and residential) in accordancewith the provisions of the Mental Health Act as of1994. The respondents participating in the studydemonstrated a high level of acceptance for thedraft of standards. It is to be expected that suchstandards should contribute to much better observanceof the requirements of the Mental Health Actand to improvement of the quality of self-help communityhouses.

Address for correspondence:
Prof. Stanisław Dąbrowski, Zakład Organizacji Ochrony Zdrowia Instytutu Psychiatrii i Neurologii,
Al. Sobieskiego 1/9, 02-957 Warszawa