Evidence and Practice

Clinical

Restrictive interventions: a service evaluation

Restrictive interventions: a service evaluation

Background Restrictive interventions (RIs) are defined as the use of deliberate acts that...

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Resettlement experiences of African migrants in Australia and how they affect mental health

Resettlement experiences of African migrants and how they affect mental health

African migrants' mental health and future aspirations after resettling in Australia...

Development of a behavioural assessment tool for use in forensic mental health services

Development of a behavioural assessment tool for use in forensic mental health services

This article presents the Forensic Functional Assessment Measure (FFAM): a tool to assess...

Positive behaviour support: exploring the experiences of nurses

Positive behaviour support: exploring the experiences of nurses

Nurses should be encouraged to take a lead in the formulation of PBS plans and their delivery

Trauma-informed practice: a paradigm shift in the education of mental health nurses

Trauma-informed practice: a paradigm shift in the education of mental health nurses

Equipping students with the skills and knowledge to work in a trauma-informed framework

Mental health nursing and the pursuit of professional equivalence

Mental health nursing and the pursuit of professional equivalence

Equivalence for mental health nursing is a problem, despite nurses performing valuable work

CPD articles

Nursing care plans in mental health

Nursing care plans in mental health

An exploration of best practice in co-creating recovery-orientated care plans

Improving the physical health of people with a mental illness: holistic nursing assessments

Improving physical health of people with mental illness: holistic nursing assessments

People with a mental illness are more susceptible to physical ill health

Well-being, physical and mental health: part 2. Responding to trauma

Well-being, physical and mental health: part 2. Responding to trauma

Mental and physical health work together to support well-being, and never more importantly...

Well-being, physical and mental health: part 1

Well-being, physical and mental health: part 1

This article explains how physical health fits into the overall well-being of a person and...

Solution oriented learning: an innovative approach that promotes motivation and resilience

Solution-oriented learning: an approach that promotes motivation and resilience

This article explores the use of solution-oriented learning as an approach to coping with...

Supporting women with mental health issues

Supporting women with mental health issues

The number of women experiencing mental ill health has increased, with young women more...

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