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Who cares for older people with mental illness? A survey of residential aged care facilities in the Australian Capital Territory: Implications for mental health nursing

Jones, Tony; Matias, May; Powell, Jo; Jones, Eriita; Fishburn, Joe; Looi, Jeffrey

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Residential aged care facilities are increasingly becoming locations wherein the most frail and older people with mental illness live out the remainder of their lives, yet it has become apparent in recent years that these institutions are fraught with a variety of social and clinical problems. One issue of concern has been the exodus of registered nurses (both general and psychiatric), who have been increasingly replaced by carers with little or no expertise in psychiatric illness or disorders...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/24923
Source: International Journal of Mental Health Nursing
DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0349.2007.00482.x

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