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4 April 2017

By Caro Swanson

Real language, real hope

Handover | Issue 38 - March 2017 - Service user update The way we speak, write and frame things is an ever flexible and changing dynamic.

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13 December 2016

By Caro Swanson

Curiosity, challenges and preferences - Mental health and addiction nurse educators forum 2016

Handover | Issue 37 - December 2016 - Least restrictive practice We have been lucky enough to recently spend time amongst nurse educators at their biennial forum at the beautiful Knox College in Dunedin.

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27 October 2016

By Caro Swanson

Lessons in co-design, what does it mean?

Handover | Issue 36 - October 2016
We are hearing a lot about co-design, coleadership and other ‘co’s’ in 2016. Mostly in the realm of bringing people with lived experience of mental health and addiction problems, family and whānau, management and clinical people together to create something or improve services.

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14 April 2016

By Caro Swanson

Supporting parents having hard times to have healthy happy loved children

Handover | Issue 34 – April 2016 - Service user perspective column

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10 December 2015

By Caro Swanson

Least restrictive practice December 2015

Handover | Issue 33 – December 2015 Kia ora from Carolyn and Lois. This is the first of a regular column that will focus on information, initiatives and practice-based research that supports and informs the reduction and prevention of seclusion and restraint.

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7 July 2014

By Caro Swanson

Leadership: an ever evolving concept

Leadership is probably one of the most confusing, debated and researched topics in the world. It's an ever evolving concept as we sift and sort and trial our own beliefs and skills around it. The Te Pou leadership breakfast on 3 July included two very different but equally interesting speakers well placed to present their world view and story of leadership, Dr Lester Levy and Kathryn Wilson.

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