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BACKGROUND There is a need for reliable assessment tools that are suitable for the counselling and the psychological therapy services in primary and secondary care settings. AIMS To test the suitability and utility of the Clinical Outcomes in Routine Evaluation-Outcome Measure (CORE-OM) and CORE-Assessment (CORE-A) assessment tools. METHOD Service… (More)
Postpartum Psychosis (PP) is a severe and debilitating psychiatric illness with acute onset in the days following childbirth. Recovering from an episode can be a long and difficult process. The aim of this study was to gain an understanding of the difficulties faced by recovering women and to inform the planning of post-discharge information and support… (More)
Home care has become a major component in health care delivery. Increasingly demands are being placed on the base of the hierarchical personnel pyramid, the home care worker. These workers have a high turnover rate. This study examines the major reasons that contributed to a home care worker's decision to leave the job, and identifies where she/he went. The… (More)
A new tool has been developed to assist community health nurses in the supervision of care provided by home care aides, the providers of personal care and the extension of skilled services.
Home care aides are important members of the home care team, yet they may sometimes feel ignored by the nurses with whom they share patient care. This study shows that communication and strong nurse-aide relationships are essential to effective home care.