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Scope

The Mental Health Domain encompasses the areas of mental health care and service delivery.

Purpose

The purpose of this Domain is to:

  • Ensure there is a consistent system-wide approach to the provision of mental health care across SA Health.
  • Ensure there is awareness of the requirements and processes in place for the provision of mental health care across SA Health.
  • Ensure our approach to mental health care is consistent and compliant with agreed best practice standards and relevant state and national legislation and policies.

Principles

  • We apply a consistent system-wide approach to the provision of mental health care across SA Health.
  • We are committed to providing equitable and respectful care and treatment to people with a mental illness.
  • We are committed to delivering integrated and inclusive services that provide flexible care and treatment options.
  • We partner with people with mental illness, their families and support people, and mental health care providers across sectors to improve mental health care for South Australians.
  • We align our mental health care services with agreed best practice standards and relevant legislative and policy requirements.


Custodian

Director, Mental Health Planning Policy and Safety

Enquiries

TBD