Meeting the needs of families and carers on acute psychiatric wards: a nurse-led service.

Abstract

The needs of families and carers are often not met by the busy staff on inpatient units. A nurse-led family and carers service was set up on three adult acute psychiatric wards. A four-session protocol was developed for structuring sessions with families and carers. Methods of engaging reluctant carers were developed. Satisfaction rates are high. Families… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2850.2012.01932.x

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