The PPE guidance applies to all mental healthcare workers, including nurses, doctors, allied health, lived experience workforce, psychosocial disability support workers and other staff that are in direct contact with mental health consumers.
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DHHS - Health services and general practice - coronavirus disease (COVID-19)Physical health | Workplace wellbeing & practice support | 2020
This Department of Health and Human Services Victoria (DHHS) page contains coronavirus (COVID-19) resources, information, plans and guides for health professionals.
Protective Personal Equipment (PPE) for Contact and Droplet PrecautionsPhysical health | Workplace wellbeing & practice support | 2020
This 4-minute video from Melbourne Health describes the correct process for putting on and for safely removing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Please check current guidelines for what level of precautions are required for suspected, confirmed or critical coronavirus (COVID-19) patients.
Equally well in Victoria: Physical health framework for specialist mental health servicesPhysical health | 2019
The Physical health framework is the first of its kind in Victoria. It describes a range of initiatives for mental health organisations and clinicians to work in partnership with consumers and carers to discuss physical health in the context of a recovery plan.