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Implementing advance agreements into mental health treatment and care planning : a pilot evaluation of the processes and outcomes

Wauchope, Bronwyn Ruth


Mental health Advance Agreements (AdAs) are a method of anticipatory planning. AdAs allow consumers to formally communicate their treatment and care preferences for an anticipated period of acute mental illness and impaired ability to partake in clinical decisions affecting their care. AdAs are individually tailored in collaboration with a mental health professional, and developed while a consumer is feeling mentally well, competent and motivated. AdAs are hailed as one strategy for promoting...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006-10
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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