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.
Korin Korin Balit-Djak: Aboriginal health, wellbeing and safety strategic plan 2017–2027Resource | 2017
Korin Korin Balit-Djak means 'Growing very strong' in the Woi wurrung language. It provides an overarching framework for action to improve the health, wellbeing and safety of Aboriginal Victorians now and over the next 10 years.
Roadmap for Reform: strong families, safe childrenResource | 2016
The Roadmap sets out once-in-a-generation changes designed to improve the lives of vulnerable Victorian children, young people and families. It outlines three strategic reform directions.
Royal Commission Into Family Violence - Final ReportResource | 2016
The Commission's multi-volume report canvasses the many views heard by the Commission during its consultation processes and covers a broad range of topics. It then lists and details the Commission's 227 recommendations.
GLHV - LGBTI Inclusive Practice Service accreditation (The Rainbow Tick)Resource | 2016
The Rainbow Tick consists of six standards against which services can be formally accredited to demonstrate LGBTI inclusive practice and service delivery. Services can include the six standards as part of their service accreditation or can apply to do a stand-alone assessment.
Families where a Parent has a Mental Illness (FaPMI) - Program GuidelinesResource | 2016
The purpose of these guidelines is to provide operational advice to support the planning and delivery of the Families where a Parent has a Mental Illness (FaPMI) program, via Victoria’s adult Area Mental Health Services (AMHS).
Heart and Soul Matters: A guide to providing spiritual care in mental health settingsResource | 2016
This guide, from Spiritual Health Victoria, is intended for staff working in services supporting people living with mental illness, their families and carers. It is designed to equip staff, carers and family members with information to engage in conversations that involve spiritual themes.
Safewards training resourcesResource | 2016
The Safewards model and associated interventions have been highly effective in reducing conflict and containment, and increasing a sense of safety and mutual support for staff and patients. This page contains training resources related to the Victorian mental health implementation.