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‘Listen’, ‘partnership’, ‘empower’, ‘share’, ‘recognise’, ‘respect’

These are terms that we are used to seeing in the context of independent advocacy support.  I have in fact picked them out of the… 690 more words

Project Partners

Q&A with Dr Rosemary Stanton OAM

Renown dietitian Dr Rosemary Stanton OAM joined us in Perth recently to launch LiveLighter for Families and was the keynote speaker at the 23rd WASCA Conference and Expo… 1,654 more words


Should We Be Scared?

by Lindsey J. Wimmer, RN, MSN, CPNP, CPLC

“I don’t want to scare my patients.”

I hear this from obstetricians on a regular basis.  And, at first, it seems caring and comforting. 

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'Think carer!' says Pat Vinycomb

Pat Vinycomb, Local Ambassador for Dorset of Carers UK, spoke at the recent Carers Meeting at Royal Bournemouth Hospital.  The meeting was organised by the Patient Engagement Team and coincided with the launch of… 437 more words

Volunteer Cancer Support Advocates

Pupil response predicts depression risk in kids

Most parents don’t want to think about their children as depressed, but that can be a deadly mistake. Short of clinical diagnosis through cost prohibitive therapy, there is no real way to tell if a child is at risk for depression. 304 more words


Nursing Times review of Big When Little When

Here is a recent review of Big When When Little When by Sasha Wallace from NursingTimes.net

3 June, 2015

Title: Big When, Little When. The guide to restoring work/life balance for health and front-line care professionals… 340 more words

Personal Coaching

Restraint and confinement still an everyday practice in mental health settings

Providers of mental-health services still rely on intervention techniques such as physical restraint and confinement to control some psychiatric hospital patients, a practice which can cause harm to both patients and care facilities, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo.  419 more words