Upcoming events

Moonee Ponds
15 Aug
MH policy, systems & legislation, Recovery & supported decision making
1999 - 2019 Celebrating 20 Years of Commitment to Mental Health Practice The annual 'Collab' celebrates and showcases the specialist practice of...
Fitzroy
18 Sep
MH policy, systems & legislation, Recovery & supported decision making
Topic: Rights based care under the Mental Health Act 2014 Speaker from IMHA (Independent Mental Health Advocacy) The VTMH Seminar Series presents...

Other learning opportunities

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The rights and responsibilities of citizenship are available to all members of our society. Many people who experience mental illness or have had...

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In mental health services, the consumer's right to privacy and the practitioner's promise to maintain confidentiality is the cornerstone of the...

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This topic discusses the importance of documentation in providing quality patient care. Its role in facilitating communication, and appraising results...

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DHHS Mental health performance reports

MH policy, systems & legislation | 2019

Area mental health services are monitored quarterly against a suite of performance indicators. The department prepares quarterly summary reports detailing performance results for mental health services.

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VMIAC Seclusion Report

Consumer perspective | MH policy, systems & legislation | 2019

VMIAC have released a "Seclusion report" which organises the publicly available data on seclusion rates by service over the last three years.

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Victorian Auditor‐General’s Report - Access to Mental Health Services

MH policy, systems & legislation | 2019

In this audit the Victorian Auditor-General's Office (VAGO) assessed whether DHHS’s current 10‐year plan and supporting activities have started to address known access problems, ‘to determine if people with mental illness have timely access to appropriate treatment and support services’.

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Chief psychiatrist guidelines

MH policy, systems & legislation | 2019

The Chief Psychiatrist issues clinical guidelines to provide specialist advice on various aspects of clinical service and to inform mental health practitioners and services about the operation and clinical issues in relation to the Mental Health Act (2014).

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