The challenges of mental health care reform for contemporary mental health nursing practice: delivery of nursing care.

@article{Cleary2003TheCO,
  title={The challenges of mental health care reform for contemporary mental health nursing practice: delivery of nursing care.},
  author={Michelle Cleary},
  journal={International journal of mental health nursing},
  year={2003},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={213-22}
}
  • Michelle Cleary
  • Published 2003 in International journal of mental health nursing
This ethnographic account of mental health nursing in a 22-bed acute inpatient facility in New South Wales, Australia, uncovered cultural meaning and cultural realities associated with the delivery of nursing care within the context of current challenges, demands, and influences brought about by service reforms. The findings demonstrate that mental health nurses have been responsive to changes brought about by the reforms. The ability of nurses to readily identify service gaps in their everyday… CONTINUE READING