Month: May 2020

What are the experiences of adult consumers in Victorian mental health services who have an advance statement and are admitted to an inpatient unit compulsorily?

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What are the experiences of adult consumers in Victorian mental health services who have an advance statement and are admitted to an inpatient unit compulsorily? Hello, I am an experienced consumer worker currently undertaking a PhD at University of Melbourne.  I am interested in the experience of people who have written an advance statement and

Geelong mental health: Seclusion episodes on the rise in Barwon region

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More needs to be done to promote a culture in services that aims to reduce and eliminate the use of seclusion” “We would have expected Barwon’s seclusion rates to have improved over time and it is extremely worrying they have not.” VMIAC spoke with The Geelong Advertiser about our serious concerns that seclusion practices are