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|Physical Activity Strategic Framework 2012-2015 |
In response to the increased focus on preventive programs, the Health Directorate has developed the ACT Government Health Directorate Physical Activity Strategic Framework 2012-2015 to guide the Health Directorate’s work in physical activity promotion.
|Physical Activity Strategic Framework 2012-2015 (PDF File 918k)|
|Police Records Check Policy|
This policy has been developed to ensure that ACT Health meets the requirements of the Public Sector Management Act.with respect to Police Checks prior to or during employment. The policy outlines the procedure to ensure that appropriate consideration is given to any convicitons a prospective employee may have.
|Act Health Police Records Check Policy (PDF File 74k)|
|Policy - Act Health Policy Management Framework|
The Framework outlines a single policy management framework for the management of frameworks, policies and standard operating procedures (SOP’s) and guidelines (collectively referred to within this document as policy documents). It sets out how policy documents will be initiated, developed, implemented and reviewed.
|Policy - Act Health Policy Management Framework (PDF File 225k)|
|Pressure Injury Prevention And Management Protocol |
This protocol applies to all ACT Health funded acute care services provided at The Canberra Hospital and Calvary Healthcare sites ; and Community Health - Continuing Care Program. It outlines a comprehensive, coordinated and systematic approach, for pressure injury prevention and management across ACT Health, and, the roles and responsibilities of both clinicians and the service areas.
|Pressure Injury Prevention And Management Protocol (PDF File 163k)|
|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)|