Consumers and Carer perspectives on poor practice and the use of seclusion and restraint in mental health settings: results from Australian focus groups

@inproceedings{Brophy2016ConsumersAC,
  title={Consumers and Carer perspectives on poor practice and the use of seclusion and restraint in mental health settings: results from Australian focus groups},
  author={Lisa Mary Brophy and Catherine E Roper and Bridget Elizabeth Hamilton and Juan Jos{\'e} Tellez and Bernadette M McSherry},
  booktitle={International journal of mental health systems},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Seclusion and restraint are interventions currently permitted for use in mental health services to control or manage a person's behaviour. In Australia, serious concerns about the use of such seclusion and restraint have been raised at least since 1993. Consumers and their supporters have also expressed strong views about the harm of these practices. This paper presents the results of ten focus group discussions with people with lived experience of mental health issues and also… CONTINUE READING
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