These documents form the Community mental health nurse – transition to specialty practice competency framework. They include a background and overview, a toolkit, and manuals for facilitators and participants.
Setting up a peer workforceService development | 2018
In this video, Donna Matthews, Cate Bourke and Tom Pickup share their experience and learnings about establishing a lived experience (peer) workforce in clinical mental health services
Fifth National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention PlanResource | 2017
The Fifth Plan represents commitment from all governments to work together to achieve integrated planning and service delivery of mental health and suicide prevention related services.
The National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards (second edition)Resource | 2017
The second edition addresses gaps identified in the first edition, including mental health and cognitive impairment, health literacy, end-of-life care, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. This page also includes resources, fact sheets and monitoring tools.
Equally Well Consensus StatementResource | 2017
Equally Well aims to improve the quality of life of people living with mental illness by providing equal access to quality health care. The Equally Well Consensus Statement outlines six essential elements that provide guidance to health services.
Orygen Youth Health - Fact SheetsResource | 2017
Orygen Youth Health produce a range of factsheets on mental health issues. These may be printed, forwarded and duplicated as long as they retain their original format. Please don't modify or extract information from the factsheets without permission.
Youth mental health report: Youth Survey 2012-16Resource | 2017
This report presents five years of mental health data collected from young people across Australia with important insights into their levels of psychological distress, their concerns and the people and places they go to for help.
Working with Older People to Make Recovery Real in Later LifeResource | 2017
This article includes participant discussions from an event titled "Working with Older People to Make Recovery Real in Later Life".
Aged Care Diversity FrameworkResource | 2017
The Diversity Framework seeks to embed diversity in the design and delivery of aged care; and support action to address perceived or actual barriers to consumers accessing safe, equitable and quality aged care, while enabling consumers and carers to be partners in this process.