This study seeks to examine the effectiveness of patient involvement in the nursing handover process on an adult acute mental health in-patient unit (2 West) at Peninsula Health. The study aims to establish guidelines to inform nursing handover and enhance quality and safety of care outcomes on the acute mental health in-patient unit. The study will be conducted in three phases. There would be 2 groups of participants involved in the study; Groups 1 & 2 (mental health clients) and Group 3 (mental health nurses) of the acute mental health in-patient unit. This is a mixed method study which would include an anonymous survey of mental health nurses working on the acute mental health in-patient unit and focus group interviews with clients. The study was funded by DHS $50,000.
|Short title||Collaborative Handover|
|Effective start/end date||2/05/15 → 13/07/16|