Average cost of service provision for people suffering from mental health disorders, per person per year, excluding dementia (all ages, including children, adolescents and adults) - fiscal cost to the National Health Service (HE13.1.1)can help you understand the value of


£717 per person per year

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"This is a constituent cost to the above subsidiary measure and represents the average annual fiscal cost to the National Health Service of service provision per person suffering from any type of mental health disorder, excluding dementia - it is the average across all age groups, including children, adolescents and adults (but excluding children under five years of age). Further information is given in the comments cell for the subsidiary cost above. An amber flag has been applied, in recognition of the age of the data (2007-08). "This valuation has been taken from New Economy's Unit Cost Database. The Unit Cost Database "brings together more than 600 cost estimates in a single place, most of which are national costs derived from government reports and academic studies. The costs cover crime, education & skills, employment & economy, fire, health, housing and social services." The valuation has been taken from Outcome Category "CRIME", Outcome Detail " DOMESTIC VIOLENCE". In the Unit Cost Database, this valuation related to stakeholder "State". For more information see: http://neweconomymanchester.com/our-work/research-evaluation-cost-benefit-analysis/cost-benefit-analysis/unit-cost-database
Paying the Price: the cost of mental health care in England to 2026 (King's Fund, 2008), p.118, 25, 40, 59, 74, 96 and 104-109. (This valuation has been sourced from New Economy's Unit Cost Database, which can be accessed here: neweconomymanchester.com/our-work/research-evaluation-cost-benefit-analysis/cost-benefit-analysis/unit-cost-database)

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