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Mental Health Policies, Procedures and Guidelines

Please note all staff working for District Mental Health Service are to follow District MHS policies, procedures, guidelines and business rules.
Title Document No. Last Reviewed
arrowBariatric Patients in Inpatient Mental Health Services SESLHDPR/486 Dec 2015
Clozapine - Guidelines for Prescribing, Administration and Monitoring SESLHDPR/591 Dec 2017
arrowConsumer Sexual Safety in Mental Health Settings SESLHDPR/293  Under Review
arrowContact with Families following the Death of a Client – Mental Health Service SESLHDPR/287  Dec 2015
arrowDomestic Violence – Identifying and Responding: Mental Health Service SESLHDPR/491 Jun 2017
Practice of Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) – Mental Health Service SESLHDPR/310 Mar 2016
Electronic Medical Record (eMR) Clinical Documentation: Mental Health Service (MHS) SESLHDPR/521  Under Review
arrowEmergency Sedation – Acute Inpatient Psychiatry Units 2007/08v3 Under Review
arrowExtended Seclusion Events – Governance for SESLHDPR/511  Aug 2016
arrowHEALTHPLAN – Mental Health Service Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Emergency Response SESLHDPR/332 Nov 2016
arrowIdentification of Patients within Inpatient Mental Health Care Settings SESLHDPR/288 Under Review
arrowManagement of a Crime Scene, not occasioning Death or the Death of a Consumer, while in or on leave from an Inpatient Mental Health Facility SESLHDPR/493 Jan 2016
arrowNotification to Police of Patients Suspected of Having Access to a Firearm and/or Prohibited Weapon SESLHDPR/318   Apr 2017
arrowPatient Leave from Acute Inpatient Units – Mental Health Service SESLHDPR/484  Nov 2015
arrowRelationships with External Clinical Care Providers – Mental Health Services SESLHDPR/418 June 2015
arrowSponsorship of Educational Meetings and/or Events within the Mental Health Service SESLHDPR/360 July 2017
arrowState Mental Health Telephone Access Line (SMHTAL) SESLHDPR/500 Mar 2016
arrowVisits by Official Visitors to SESLHD declared Mental Health Inpatient Units, Community Mental Health Centres and Emergency Departments SESLHDPR/339 Jan 2018