Can a focused staff training programme improve the ward atmosphere and patient satisfaction in a forensic psychiatric hospital? A pilot study.


OBJECTIVE The main aim of the study was to describe whether staff training and lectures on milieu therapy to nursing staff can change the treatment environment, as perceived by the patients, in a desirable direction. The study was approved by the Regional Ethics Committee for Medical Research. METHOD To measure the patients' perceptions of the treatment… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1471-6712.2008.00597.x