Care Programme Approach
CPA (Care Programme Approach) was introduced by the department of Health in 1991. The aim is to provide a comprehensive and systematic joint agency approach, identifying needs and providing care to the young people and appointing a care co-ordinator to implement ongoing care. Each young person will have a number of CPA’s throughout their admission. People attending the CPA will comprise of the young person, Parents/carers, professionals from Poplar Adolescent Unit and the Community involved with the young person.