Roles of support specialists ensuring patients’ rights to mental health care

Alina Petrauskiene, Romena Skrickaite

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Abstract

The article analyses roles of support professionals ensuring patients’ rights in the sphere of mental health care. The research object: protection of patients’ rights to mental health care and the goal of the research are to identify roles of support specialists in mental health care institutions ensuring patients’ rights to mental health care. The research problem comprised the following questions: What is characteristic of patients’ rights to mental health care? What criteria for patients’ rights protection and rights’ limitations are emphasized by professionals working in mental health care institutions? What roles are delegated to doctors and social workers ensuring patients’ rights? [...]
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)83-90
JournalApplied research in health and social sciences : interface and interaction
Issue number1 (7)
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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Keywords

  • Health care
  • Patients’ rights

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