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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.
Connect Health & Community communications volunteer, Leesa, not only supports us, but generously helps those in her immediate community too. During recent school closures, she helped neighbours by home-schooling their children so they could work.Read More
We are pleased to advise that our current longest sitting director, Graham Ludecke, has been appointed to the Order of Australia in the 2020 Queen's Birthday Honours List.Read More
June is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month and it brings the positive message, “save lives through early detection” - because bowel cancer is one of the most curable types of cancer if found early.Read More
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.