Year: 2005 Source: Cork, Ireland: Health Service Executive - Southern Area, (May 2005). 20p. SIEC No: 20100439

These guidelines were developed to assist staff in managing the events surrounding the suicide of an inpatient. The roles & responsibilites of various health care professionals are outlined. Procedures for debriefing, the collection & return of the patient’s property, documentation, & support for the bereaved family are also included. Copies of the forms that have to be completed are attached.