Vrinda Edan PhD Candidate & Senior Consumer Academic CentreMHN, Department of Nursing, Melbourne School of Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne
This study firstly explores consumer and supporter experiences of using advanced statements. Study two uses scenarios developed by the participants to elicit the views and experiences of mental health staff. The data will be examined utilising a critical feminist approach, Standpoint Theory to establish how advanced statements work to support consumers’ decisions.
Vrinda’s PhD project is supported by a Melbourne Social Equity Institute PhD scholarship.
Principal Supervisor: A/Prof Bridget Hamilton
Co-Supervisors: Prof Lisa Brophy and Prof Bernadette McSherry, The University of Melbourne