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An overview of the clubhouse model of psychiatric rehabilitation

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Abstract


  • Objective: The aim of this article is to provide an overview of the clubhouse model and its capacity to assist people with severe mental illness.

    Method: The paper uses a sample vignette (with all identifying information removed) and survey of literature describing clubhouses over the last 15 years.

    Results: Strengths of the clubhouse model include its ability to provide a safe environment, supportive relationships and supported employment activities. Criticisms include its failure to provide onsite psychiatry clinics and a risk of promoting service dependence.

    Conclusions: Modern clubhouses continue to provide useful models of psychiatric rehabilitation which are popular worldwide. Studying and describing the model is challenging due to its complexity. Mixed methodological approaches and recovery-orientated measurement tools may assist future research and development.

Authors


  •   Raeburn, Toby (external author)
  •   Halcomb, Elizabeth (Liz) J.
  •   Walter, Garry (external author)
  •   Cleary, Michelle (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2013

Citation


  • Raeburn, T., Halcomb, E., Walter, G. & Cleary, M. (2013). An overview of the clubhouse model of psychiatric rehabilitation. Australasian Psychiatry, 21 (4), 376-378.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84889025820

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2058&context=smhpapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/1040

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 2

Start Page


  • 376

End Page


  • 378

Volume


  • 21

Issue


  • 4

Place Of Publication


  • United Kingdom

Abstract


  • Objective: The aim of this article is to provide an overview of the clubhouse model and its capacity to assist people with severe mental illness.

    Method: The paper uses a sample vignette (with all identifying information removed) and survey of literature describing clubhouses over the last 15 years.

    Results: Strengths of the clubhouse model include its ability to provide a safe environment, supportive relationships and supported employment activities. Criticisms include its failure to provide onsite psychiatry clinics and a risk of promoting service dependence.

    Conclusions: Modern clubhouses continue to provide useful models of psychiatric rehabilitation which are popular worldwide. Studying and describing the model is challenging due to its complexity. Mixed methodological approaches and recovery-orientated measurement tools may assist future research and development.

Authors


  •   Raeburn, Toby (external author)
  •   Halcomb, Elizabeth (Liz) J.
  •   Walter, Garry (external author)
  •   Cleary, Michelle (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2013

Citation


  • Raeburn, T., Halcomb, E., Walter, G. & Cleary, M. (2013). An overview of the clubhouse model of psychiatric rehabilitation. Australasian Psychiatry, 21 (4), 376-378.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84889025820

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2058&context=smhpapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/1040

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 2

Start Page


  • 376

End Page


  • 378

Volume


  • 21

Issue


  • 4

Place Of Publication


  • United Kingdom