Indian Journal of Social Psychiatry

INVITED PERSPECTIVE/VIEWPOINT
Year
: 2021  |  Volume : 37  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 343--345

Home-based care in the community


Shikha Tyagi1, Akshit Katoch1, Subhash Das1, Nitin Gupta2 
1 Department of Psychiatry, Government, Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India
2 Gupta Mind Healing and Counselling Centre, Chandigarh, India

Correspondence Address:
Ms. Shikha Tyagi
Department of Psychiatry, Government, Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh
India

Treatment gap in mental health is vast and continues to remain a grim reality. Amongst community mental health care, one approach available is home based care (HBC). However, HBC services are almost lacking in India. Nevertheless, the limited evidence points towards a successful utility of HBC till date. In this article, the Chandigarh experience of HBC is presented and discussed in detail in order to demonstrate its utility and effectiveness. Lastly, recommendations are provided for the future of HBC.


How to cite this article:
Tyagi S, Katoch A, Das S, Gupta N. Home-based care in the community.Indian J Soc Psychiatry 2021;37:343-345


How to cite this URL:
Tyagi S, Katoch A, Das S, Gupta N. Home-based care in the community. Indian J Soc Psychiatry [serial online] 2021 [cited 2022 Jan 23 ];37:343-345
Available from: https://www.indjsp.org/article.asp?issn=0971-9962;year=2021;volume=37;issue=4;spage=343;epage=345;aulast=Tyagi;type=0