The Victorian Mental Health and Wellbeing Workforce Capability Framework sets out the skills, knowledge and ways of working that the workforce will require in the new integrated and responsive mental health and wellbeing system. It will be revised to keep pace with emerging and evolving needs.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the provision of mental health careResource | 2020
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.
Healthcare Worker Wellbeing during COVID19Resource | 2020
This resource list is primarily aimed at supporting health service organisations with a known and categorised compilation of Australian and international resources that may assist in the organisation’s approach to supporting their workforce’s wellbeing during COVID19
Victoria’s mental health services annual report 2018-19Resource | 2020
Victoria’s mental health services annual report 2018-19 is a tool for health services, staff, advocates, carers, consumers and the broader community to better understand the Victorian public mental health system and the services available for people with a mental illness.
LGBTIQA+ Policy Guide 2020Resource | 2020
The Equality Project developed the Australian LGBTIQA+ Policy Guide to ensure that lesbian, gay, bi+, trans, gender diverse, non-binary, intersex, queer, asexual and aromantic (ace and aro) people and their families experience genuine inclusion and the realisation of their human rights in Australia.
A Brief Guide To Using Telehealth from MindSpotResource | 2020
This guide is designed to support mental health professionals (practitioners) to learn to safely and effectively use telephone and video technology (telehealth) to deliver mental health services. MindSpot is funded by the Australian Government.
Pandemic Kindness MovementResource | 2020
The Pandemic Kindness Movement was created by clinicians across Australia, working together to support all health workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. They have curated respected, evidence-informed resources and links to valuable services to support the wellbeing of the health workforce.
Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System Interim ReportResource | 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.
Centre of Best Practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention (CBPATSISP)Resource | 2019
The CBPATSISP clearing house has compiled a range of resources which contain a wealth of relevant and highly useful information.
The Right To Be Safe - Ensuring sexual safety in acute mental health inpatient unitsResource | 2018
This project report is informed by an analysis of complaints and also considers the findings of four MHCC investigations into sexual safety breaches, a comprehensive review of national and international literature, and wide-ranging stakeholder consultations.