New Publications - 04 September, 2017

Women’s Health Survey Results 2017

The voices of women from all over Australia have been heard and the Jean Hailes 2017 survey results are now available. The Jean Hailes Women’s Health Survey is an annual national study designed to help better understand the health information needs and behaviours of women living in Australia. The Jean Hailes for Women’s Health 2017 […]

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Survey - 28 August, 2017

EMPHN Stepped Care Model: feedback wanted

EMPHN have continued their co-design journey with stakeholders as part the development of our Mental Health Stepped Care Model. They are seeking feedback to further shape their Stepped Care Model.  If you would like to provide input, please read the attached discussion paper and complete the online survey by 4pm on Friday 8 September 2017. […]

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News - 21 August, 2017

EDVOS to provide free introductory family violence training

The Common Risk Assessment Framework (CRAF) aims to help practitioners and professionals identify and response to risk factors associated with family violence. CRAF Level 1 is a basic family violence training intended for use by professionals in mainstream settings in the Eastern Metropolitan Region only, if they are concerned a client might be a victim/survivor […]

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Resources - 17 August, 2017

MAV Gender Equity ‘Promising practice portal’

This collaborative site invites councils to share examples of practices, projects and plans that they have developed to support and advance gender equality and the prevention of violence against women in their municipalities. It aims to showcase accumulated wisdom and practice-based evidence from councils working in this space. Submissions to this site allow the MAV […]

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Healthcare that counts: A framework for improving care for vulnerable children in Victorian health services

The Department of Health and Human Services have recently published Healthcare that counts: A framework for improving care for vulnerable children in Victorian health services. The framework supports all health services including hospitals, community health services, alcohol and drug services, mental health and dental services to identify and respond to vulnerability by embedding organisational governance, systems and […]

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'The Radar' Newsletter - 16 August, 2017

The Radar Edition 16

Find out what’s ‘Hot in the Region’ from September 1st to September 15th 2017 in our newsletter The Radar. See fortnightly news and event updates as well as ‘Blips on the Radar’ here.

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Resources - 04 August, 2017

Free online training: Dementia care

Dementia Training Australia has launched a series of short online courses designed to support time-poor community and home care workers learn on the go.  DTA is a consortium of experts and dementia educators led by the University of Wollongong and funded by the Federal Government to deliver national education and training to health and aged […]

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CALD dementia care app launched

An app has been launched to help aged and community care workers deliver culturally appropriate care to people with dementia from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds. Cultura has care tips for 21 different cultures, including information about religion, communication style, and food and diet. Cultura is an initiative of Alzheimer’s Australia SA and allows easy access to […]

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