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A day in the life of a peer support worker: Melinda

Emma Watson (Peer Support Worker, based at Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, Nottingham, UK)

Mental Health and Social Inclusion

ISSN: 2042-8308

Article publication date: 4 November 2014

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to provide an insight into a day in the life of a peer support worker.

Design/methodology/approach

Narrative account and analysis of the boundary challenges and “boundary issues” raised by work with a client.

Findings

Reflective account, no findings presented.

Originality/value

An original viewpoint on the challenges and “boundary issues” raised in the work of a peer support worker.

Keywords

Citation

Watson, E. (2014), "A day in the life of a peer support worker: Melinda", Mental Health and Social Inclusion, Vol. 18 No. 4, pp. 176-179. https://doi.org/10.1108/MHSI-08-2014-0030

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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