Applying empowerment in mental health practice.

M. Musker, M. Byrne

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The concept of empowerment has been widely discussed and its psychological and political meaning explored. However, it is rarely described in the context of nursing practice. This article focuses on the practice of empowering individuals with learning difficulties, within a secure setting. The ideas may be applied to any healthcare setting.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)45-47
Number of pages3
JournalNursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)
Issue number31
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1997
Externally publishedYes

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