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Type of unit and population served matters when implementing a smoke-free policy in mental health settings: Perceptions of unit managers across England
(SAGE Publications, 2015-03-12)
Background: Globally, smoking remains a significant issue for mental health populations. Many mental health trusts in England are facing challenges of implementing the NICE guidance according to which all mental health ...
Support workers as agents for health behaviour change: An Australian study of the perceptions of clients with complex needs, support workers and care coordinators
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge): STM, Behavioural Science and Public Health Titles, 2016-04-06)
An expanding aging population has placed increased demands on health care resources in many countries. Enhancing community aged care support workers’ role to support greater client self-management and reablement is therefore ...
Teaching health science students foundation motivational interviewing skills: use of motivational interviewing treatment integrity and self-reflection to approach transformative learning
(BioMed Central, 2015)
BACKGROUND: Many undergraduate and graduate-entry health science curricula have incorporated training in motivational interviewing (MI). However, to effectively teach skills that will remain with students after they ...
Examining the use of metaphors to understand the experience of community treatment orders for patients and mental health workers
(BioMed Central, 2016)
BACKGROUND: Community Treatment Orders (CTOs) are often complex because of the ethical tensions created by an intervention that aims at promoting the patient's good through an inherently coercive process. There is limited ...
What carers of family members with mental illness say, think and do about their relative's smoking and the implications for health promotion and service delivery: a qualitative study
(Taylor & Francis, 2015-12-09)
Few researchers have explored family carers’ perspectives of smoking by their family members with mental illness, despite smoking rates remaining high for people with mental illness. In-depth qualitative interviews with ...
Experiences of care by Australians with a diagnosis of borderline personality disorder
(John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2015)
Accessible summary Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a complex and challenging mental health condition for the person and service providers who support them. This paper reports on the results of a survey ...
Two heads are better than one: Australian tobacco control experts
(CSIRO Publishing, 2015)
Objective The aims of the present study were to explore the beliefs of Australian experts in tobacco control and change champions working in mental health and tobacco cessation, and to identify measures for addressing the ...
Smoke-free initiatives in psychiatric inpatient units: a national survey of Australian sites. An independent report
A previous systematic review of the existing research in this field (Lawn & Pols, 2005) revealed a number of core principles required for successful implementation of smoke-free policy in psychiatric inpatient units. This ...
Integration of primary health services: being put together does not mean they will work together
(BioMed Central, 2014-01)
Background This paper reports on an Australian experience of co-locating a range of different primary health services into one building, with the aim of providing integrated services. It discusses some of the early ...
Foundations for change: Part 2 - CARERS: Experiences of CARERS supporting someone with the diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
(Private Mental Health Consumer Carer Network (Australia), 2011)