What does Consumer Perspective mean to us?
In Australia, when someone has a lived experience of the mental health system, they are typically referred to as a ‘consumer’. When they work in that system in a specified consumer role, they are often said to be providing a ‘consumer perspective’. However, what it actually means to use this perspective in our work is harder to define.
Members of the Consumer Academic Program at the Centre for Psychiatric Nursing, University of Melbourne, wanted to have a conversation exploring definitions of consumer perspective and how we use it in our work. To continue reading click here