Mental health intensive care is a specialist care type that provides supportive, therapeutic engagement to individuals experiencing increased vulnerability during an acute phase of mental illness. The framework identifies contemporary, best practice principles.
Co-Design Resource BankResource | 2019
Co-design is both a method and a mindset, underpinned by the belief that people are experts in their own lives. This page features a range of resources that can assist those in planning or delivering co-design. The resources have been developed by TACSI in collaboration with Vic
Co-production - Putting principles into practice in mental health contextsResource | 2018
This resource has been developed to inform and support understanding, planning, and implementing co-production initiatives specifically within the context of Victorian mental health services
Fish Out of Water - tackling the challenges of lived experience (peer) workResource | 2018
This video of the Fish Out of Water workshop recorded the Post Discharge Initiative Forum in March 2018. In this workshop Indigo shares her thoughts and perspective about some of the barriers impacting lived experience workers employed in mental health services.
Embedding Lived Experience (peer) Workers in Mental Health ServicesResource | 2018
In this video, managers of lived experience workers (Cate Bourke and Tom Pickup) share their experiences and learnings about inclusion of lived experience workforce in mental health services.
Centre for Psychiatric Nursing Recovery LibraryResource | 2015
The resources presented in this Recovery Library are mapped against the nine domains of the Framework for Recovery-oriented Practice. An additional domain pertaining to Growing Consumer Leadership was also developed as part of the formation of the Recovery Library.
Co-production in mental health: A literature reviewResource | 2013
In 2013, Mind (UK) commissioned nef (the new economics foundation) to carry out a review of existing evidence regarding co-production – examining when, why, and how it has been used in mental health and what impact it has had on people’s lives and their recovery.
Providing a safe environment for all: Framework for reducing restrictive interventionsResource | 2013
This framework is central to the government's commitment to reduce restriction and provide mental health services that are safe places for all people accessing treatment and care, their support people and those who work with them.
Dual diagnosis: key directions for service developmentResource | 2007
This document clarifies priorities and directions for dual diagnosis service development in Vic. It highlights service delivery issues and provides guidance for service leaders and managers responsible for ensuring that dual diagnosis becomes core business within their services.