Carer participation in mental health service delivery.

@article{Cleary2006CarerPI,
  title={Carer participation in mental health service delivery.},
  author={Michelle Cleary and Adele Freeman and Garry Walter},
  journal={International journal of mental health nursing},
  year={2006},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={
          189-94
        }
}
There is increasing emphasis on enhancing consumer and carer participation in the planning and provision of mental health services. However, health professionals, consumers, and carers have different perceptions about what constitutes optimal care; identifying, negotiating, and meeting their respective needs can be challenging. The aim of the paper is to highlight the challenges of facilitating carer participation in daily practice and emphasize the broader issues that would benefit from more… CONTINUE READING

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