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|Primary Health Care Strategy 2011-14|
The ACT Primary Health Care Strategy 2011–2014 (the Strategy) has been developed to build on the ACT Primary Health Care Strategy 2006–2009, and to provide a visionary document that reflects the thinking of the ACT community and primary health care sector in relation to primary health care. The Strategy has been developed in the context of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) health reforms and identifies the core principles and priorities that will provide a roadmap to guide current and future policy, planning and practice in the ACT primary health care sector.
|Primary Health Care Strategy 2011-14 (PDF File 366k)|
|Promotion, Prevention And Early Intervention For Mental Health 2000 National Action Plan|
This action plan contains strategies to address the promotion, prevention and early intervention outcomes identified in the Second National Mental Health Plan. The framework aims to promote mental health; reduce mental health problems through enhancing protective factors and reducing risk factors; and to intervene early to minimise the impact of mental health.
|Promotion, Prevention And Early Intervention For Mental Health 2000 National Action Plan (PDF File 1842k)|
|Providing A Legal Statement Fact Sheet|
Policy, SOP and Factsheet outlining the process when staff are requested to provide a statement in their capaity as an employee of ACT Health by the Coroner or ACT Government Solicitor
|Request For Legal Statement Fact Sheet (PDF File 43k)|
|Providing A Legal Statement Policy|
Policy, SOP and Factsheet outlining the process when staff are requested to provide a statement in their capaity as an employee of ACT Health by the Coroner or ACT Government Solicitor.
|Request For Legal Statement Policy (PDF File 84k)|
|Providing Clinical Health Services In An Off Campus Environment Policy|
Provides a policy and procedural framework that ACT Health employees in all clinical areas can adapt to their everyday work to maximise their safety when providing clinical health services in an off campus environment.
| Providing Clinical Health Services In An Off Campus Environment Policy (PDF File 180k)|
Providing Clinical Health Services In An Off Campus Environment Policy - Sop (PDF File 208k)
Providing Clinical Health Services In An Off Campus Environment - Home Visit Pre-Assessment Form (PDF File 26k)
|Public Health Services To Medicare Ineligible Asylum Seekers|
The policy provides for the non-charging of Medicare ineligible asylum seekers for described public hospital services, and for the same access as Health Care Card holders to public dental and community health services.
|Public Health Services To Medicare Ineligible Asylum Seekers (PDF File 60k)|
|Public Interest Disclosure Policy|
ACT Health's Public Interest Disclosure Policy and Procedures are in place to ensure accountability, ethics, trust and integrity are respected across the service. They provide a mechanism that gives full rise to the Department's obligations under the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1994 (the Act) and facilitate the making of, investigation into, and acting upon, disclosures, as well as the protection of those making them.
|Public Interest Disclosure Policy (Word Doc 91k)|
|Raising The Standard: A Manual To Guide Quality Improvement In Act Community Service Organisations|
This manual is the result of collaborative partnership between the ACT Government and the ACT Community sector to develop a set of generic standards for use in quality improvement of community service organisations in the ACT. The complete package consists of the standards, self-assessment and quality planning guide, tools to support the process, and workbooks.
|Raising The Standard: A Manual To Guide Quality Improvement In Act Community Service Organisations (PDF File 58k)|
|Reconciliation Action Plan 2012-2015|
The Health Directorate’s vision for Reconciliation is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples living in the ACT and surrounding region to enjoy a quality of life, life expectancy and health status equal to all Canberrans.
|Reconciliation Action Plan 2012-2015 (PDF File 840k)|
|Recruitment Advertising Policy|
ACT Health is committed to the merit selection process and the widest coverage for advertising of vacancies. In order to maximise the return for investment in advertising vacant positions, ACT Health has determined to introduce arrangements to control and standardise the advertising of vacancies outside of the Gazette and website, and to promote ACT Health’s corporate image as a single entity organisation through the use of standardised templates.
|Recruitment Advertising Policy (PDF File 92k)|
|Reducing Falls And Falls Injury In Older Adults Across The Act|
This policy document provides ACT Health with a framework for reducing falls and falls injury rates in older adults (i.e. aged 65 years or over, or 55 years or over for ATSI people). It relates to services provided in Acute Care, Residential Aged Care and the Community. Operational procedures and outcomes are included for the development and implementation of division based procedures, capacity building/training, evaluation and resource allocation.
|Reducing Falls And Falls Injury In Older Adults Across The Act (Word Doc 79k)|
|Renal Health Services Plan 2010-2015|
The purpose of this plan is to provide a strategic direction for renal services development to meet increasing demand for the period 2010 to 2015 with a longer term ten year vision. This demand is arising from the increasing number of people who are at risk of developing chronic kidney disease.
|Renal Health Services Plan 2010-15 (PDF File 732k)|