Collaboration in Healthcare

A widely held perception among healthcare stakeholders, enshrined in numerous policy and practice documents, is that collaborative practice is beneficial to enhancing the co-ordination of responses, which in turn, improves client care and health outcomes." (Jones & Delany, 2014, p. 1) Discuss this statement in light of the questions below. In your essay make sure you address the following: 1. What is collaborative practice? 2. What are the barriers to collaborative practice? 3. Describe the training and roles for at least 3 key professionals involved in mental health care. 4. Is collaborative mental health practice important to client care and health outcomes? 5. How can collaborative practice in the mental health area be improved?