New guidelines have been published to support the Specialist Family Violence Advisor program in Victoria.
MARAM practice guides: Guidance for professionals working with adults using family violenceResource | 2020
Guidance for professionals working with child or adult victim survivors, and adults using family violence.
Final Report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and SafetyResource | 2021
In the Final Report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care, titled Care, Dignity and Respect, Royal Commissioners made a call for fundamental reform of the aged care system as well as recommendations regarding improved access to older persons mental health services.
MARAM practice guides and resourcesResource | 2020
The Family Violence Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management Framework ensures services are effectively identifying, assessing and managing family violence risk.
Exploring the place of alcohol and other drug services in the mental health systemResource | 2020
This report by 360Edge explores the role of alcohol and other drug policy, services, prevention and supports in a successful mental health system. Four key areas are identified; maintain specialisation, improve internal capability, increase external collaboration, and provide adequate funding.
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.