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Service Report Jan - June 2008

Details:

Title

Service Report Jan - June 2008

Other title

Mental Health Association of Central Australia

Collection

Mental Health Association of Central Australia reports; MHACA : Mental Health Association of Central Australia reports; Reports; PublicationNT

Date

2008

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Notes

Date:2008

Language

English

Subject

Mental health facilities -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Aboriginal Australians -- Mental health services -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Well-being -- Social aspects -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals

Publisher name

Mental Health Association of Central Australia

Place of publication

Alice Springs

Copyright owner

Check within Publication or with content Publisher.

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/242228

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/610060

Page content

MHACAServiceReport,JanuaryJune2008 /17 1.7NumberofclientssupportedcojointwithPrevention&Recovery Five malesandthreefemaleclientsweretransferredfromthePathwaysProgramtoreceivemore intensivesupportsfromthePrevention&Recoveryprogramduringperiodsofhospitalization,orto reduceadmission: 7werereferredbacktoPathwaysfollowingstabilisation 1wasdischargedtomedicalservicesformorelongtermtreatments 1hasbeenreferredbacktoPathwaysandremainsinresidentialsupportsfollowingplans fortransferinterstate. ServiceActivity2Programaccessibilityandappropriatetodifferent individualsfromthepopulation Maintainingalliedrelationshipshasremainedapriorityfortheservicetomaximizereferralsand enhanceexistingcommunityresources.Networkingwitharangeofgovernmentandcommunity agenciesassistsinadvocatingandensuringapositiveexperienceforbothconsumersandagency workerswhointurnassistinreducingthestigmasurroundingmentalillness.ThePathwaysProgram increasesconsumerscapacitytoreintegrateintothecommunitythroughemployment,educational, recreationalandsocialopportunities. 2.1IdentifiedAssociatedAlliedServiceproviders MHACAacknowledgesthoseservicesthathavebeenaccessedrecentlyinthedailymanagementof clientsupports: Identifiedalliedagencieswithwhichstaffhaveongoingdailyliaisonare: ADSCAArundaHouse ActionAccommodationCommittee Anglicare,BillBraitlingUnits AliceSpringsHospitalSocialWorkDivision AliceSpringsWomensShelter BINDIShelteredemployment CARDHS CAMHS CASA CongressSocial&EmotionalWellbeing, MedicalServices Centacare CENTRELINKBeneficiariesSocialWork DASA DisabilityServices FamilyandChildServices FamilyandChildServices FrontierServices GeneralPractitioners HolyoakeCounselingServices LifeWithoutBarriers NTCarersRespite MHNTCarers NTHousingindependenthousing RecLinkCommunitybasedsportactivities RelationshipsAustralia SACR SalvationArmyAliceSpringsMenHostel, WomensGroupActivities,FoodBank STEPSPreviouslyEmploymentAccess TangentyereSocialServices TangentyereSocialServices (*Referappendix3forrecordedcontactdetailsrecordoftwostaffmembers)