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Connect Health & Community has submitted a response to the Victorian Government’s Royal Commission into the Victoria’s Mental Health System, the ‘Productivity Commission Issues Paper – The Social and Economic Benefits of Improving Mental Health, Jan 2019’.
Connect Health & Community acknowledges our role in providing a platform for all voices to be heard and actively works to encourage wide-ranging change and improvements that will enable equitable health solutions for everyone.
As part of our input to the Royal Commission, a number of our clients, carers and community members participated in interviews and focus groups to share their invaluable insights and experiences of the current mental health system. We would like to recognise and thank everyone who contributed to this important piece of work in the pursuit of social health reform.
As a result of our interviews and investigations, our recommendations to the Commission include:
You can read our response paper here.
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Speech pathologists provide assessment and management of communication, swallowing and feeding difficulties.
We have been offering safe and quality door-to-door transport options to our community since 1975.
We provide Occupational Therapy to help children, adults and those experiencing mental health issues, to achieve their full potential.