Session 2 – Steps to Personalising the System. By Tully Rosen
Author: TheMHS Social Media Team Posted on: Fri 24 February 2017 15:00 Category:
Session 2 expanded on steps to personalising the mental health system. Presentations by Karen Mellanby (Director of Networks and Communities at Mind, UK), Ed Mantler (Vice President of Programs and Priorities at the Mental Health commission of Canada) and Eddie Bartnik (Strategic Adviser on Mental health, Local Area Coordinating and Community Capacity Building, National Disability Insurance Agency) drew from the international experience of personalisation and compared and contrasted Australia’s experience with that of the UK and Canada. The session presented a number of key issues that will be important to consider as Australia adapts to the NDIS and a more personalised mental health system.
Choice and control – what does it mean? By Helen Killaspy
Author: TheMHS Social Media Team Posted on: Thu 23 February 2017 10:00 Category:
At the opening plenary session of the 2017 TheMHS Summer Forum, Helen Glover and Ken Thompson addressed the tensions that exist in mental health services in promoting autonomy whilst providing support.
Author: TheMHS Social Media Team Posted on: Tue 30 August 2016 12:00 Category:
Blog from Leigh Murray, Family Advisor. In Rio we just finished celebrating the feats of our world’s best sportspeople. Today at TheMHS we celebrated (on a slightly smaller scale) some of our sector’s best people, services and initiatives in NZ and Australia.