Corpus ID: 169591814

Recovery Co-design and Peer Workforce Development in the Acute Inpatient Setting

  title={Recovery Co-design and Peer Workforce Development in the Acute Inpatient Setting},
  author={Jacinta Chavulak and Liam Buckley and Melissa Petrakis},
A key priority of Victoria’s Department of Health and Human Services is to improve patient care, wait times and experiences within EDs (2009). This priority recognises that the ED can be a very stressful environment for those who work in it and those who access it, which is intensified by people presenting with mental health issues. For those who present with these issues in an already distressed state, the ED can be a traumatising experience (Hamilton & Love 2010). Although there have been… Expand


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