Upcoming events

via Zoom
10 Jun
MH policy, systems & legislation

Law and ethics directly impact nursing and midwifery practice in a myriad of ways. This seminar is designed to refresh nurses’ and midwives’...

Fitzroy
25 Aug
MH policy, systems & legislation

Systemic issues that impact on managing people with intellectual disability and co-morbid mental disorders are considered and include topics such as...

Fitzroy
01 Dec
MH policy, systems & legislation

Systemic issues that impact on managing people with intellectual disability and co-morbid mental disorders are considered and include topics such as...

Other learning opportunities

Online

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

Online

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

Online

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

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Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System Interim Report

MH policy, systems & legislation | 2019

The Royal Commission interim report contains a number of priority recommendations that address immediate needs and lay the foundations for a new approach to mental health. This is the first of two major reports by the Commission and represents a stocktake of what the Commission has learned so far.

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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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