Tag: psychosocial disability

Healthcare

Getting the NDIS design right for people with a psychosocial disability

There are a huge number of national reforms affecting the mental health sector at the moment and Frank Quinlan, CEO of Mental Health Australia, joins us to discuss these and highlights the need to ensure that people aren’t left “falling through the cracks”. Within these reforms, the NDIS provides a historic opportunity to deliver services…

17 Mar 2015, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Mental health and the NDIS: An open letter to the Prime Minister

In December 2013 IIR hosted the inaugural Integrating Mental Health into the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) conference. The event attracted over 140 attendees discussing the future direction of disability policy reform for people with mental illness in Australia. It became clear very early in the proceedings that the implementation of this major reform comes with…

14 Jan 2014, by Informa Insights