If a patient needs to go to residential treatment, FBT reduces the risk of relapse when they return home because they have support by caregivers specifically trained in FBT. Outcome studies indicate a 40% relapse rate after residential treatment, usually within 90 days.
Often family support within higher level of care (residential, PHP, IOP) is limited due to the focus on the client with an eating disorder. Empowered U can support caregivers while their loved one is in treatment. The EU team will provide 24 hours of evidenced based guidance, supporting and empowering caregivers using FBT and EFFT interventions. These interventions can then be continued with their outpatient treatment team when their loved one discharges home.