Core Module Information
Module title: Service user and carer participation:from policy to practice

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: MHN08108
Module leader: Gwenne McIntosh
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Nursing


Description of module content:

The current practice of inclusion in mental health settings, and the impact of positive experiences of involvement for both service users and carers. Exploration of the models and methods of promoting involvement in mental health settings. Values Based Practice and Service User/Carer empowerment with a focus of promoting inclusion at an individual, operational and strategic level. The lived experience of mental health service users and its impact on participation.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Discuss the policy and practice agendas promoting user and carer inclusion in mental health services
LO2: Compare and contrast different models and methods used to promote user and carer involvement
LO3: Explore and review practice in promoting user and carer inclusion in mental health settings
LO4: Reflect on involving users and carers in own practice
LO5: Illustrate how user and carer involvement in mental health practice could be enhanced and developed
LO6: Demonstrate clear and logical planning to review current practice in relation to involvement

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