7. Models of Care and Change

  1. Professor G. Hussein Rassool PhD, MSc, BA, FRSPH, ILTM Cert. Ed., Cert. Couns., Cert. Director Visiting Professor Formerly Senior Lecturer1,2,3

Published Online: 4 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444327816.ch7

Addiction for Nurses

Addiction for Nurses

How to Cite

Rassool, G. H. (2010) Models of Care and Change, in Addiction for Nurses, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444327816.ch7

Author Information

  1. 1

    Departamento de Psiquiatria e Ciências Humanas da Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto da Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil

  2. 2

    Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

  3. 3

    Department of Addictive Behaviour and Psychological Medicine, Centre for Addiction Studies, St George's University of London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 SEP 2010
  2. Published Print: 15 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405187466

Online ISBN: 9781444327816



  • models of care and change;
  • contemporary health care systems - facing challenges in providing quality care as consequence of changing patterns and nature of addiction;
  • Models of Care for Treatment of Adult Drug Misusers or MoCDM (NTA 2002) - setting out a national framework;
  • MoCDM and MoCDM Updated - key tenets of care planning and coordination of care and development of integrated care pathways;
  • MoCDM (NTA 2002), a four tiers' system of models of care;
  • Tier 3 services, specialist services - solely for drug and alcohol misusers in structured programmes of care;
  • transtheoretical model, an integrative model of behaviour change - involving emotions, cognition and behaviour;
  • stage of change model - change as series of six stages, pre-contemplation, contemplation, preparation, action, maintenance and termination or relapse;
  • model of the Process of Change;
  • Nursing models, systematic direction to nursing care


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Models of care: drugs

  • Models of care: alcohol

  • Transtheoretical model of change

  • Stages of change

  • Nursing model

  • References