The Overview of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health status aims to provide a comprehensive summary of the most recent indicators of the health and current health status of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Australian Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Acute Stress Disorder, Posttraumatic StresResource | 2021
These guidelines provide general and mental health practitioners, policy makers, industry, and people affected by trauma with access to recommendations reflecting current evidence on how to better respond to the needs and preferences of people living with these mental health issues.
Mental Health Intensive Care FrameworkResource | 2020
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 further identifies and highlights key contemporary and best practice principles.
Protective Personal Equipment (PPE) for Contact and Droplet PrecautionsResource | 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.
Normal life has been disrupted - Managing the disruption caused by COVID-19Resource | 2020
This Occupational Therapy guide has been compiled by Lorrae Mynard, a Melbourne-based occupational therapist and published by Occupational Therapy Australia. This is general information intended to support people in managing the present pandemic-related occupational disruption.
Mental Health Nursing in the time of COVID-19 - CPN Resource pageResource | 2020
The Centre for Psychiatric Nursing has put together a page of resources to support their community of Mental Health Nurses and people with Lived Experiences during these uncertain times in relation to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Cultural Safety for Health Professionals portalResource | 2020
This portal aims to support teaching health professionals to critically reflect on the concept of cultural safety and to deliver safe, accessible and responsive healthcare that is free from racism. Links are provided here to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and cultural safety resources.
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.