User guide for acute and community mental health services

The Commission has released the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards User Guide for Acute and Community Mental Health Services (the user guide).

The user guide supports implementation of the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards. The user guide does not contain any new actions, but provides additional, sector-specific guidance for mental health services including:

  • Community mental health services provided by Local Hospital Networks
  • Mental health units in public and private hospitals
  • Standalone mental health public and private hospitals
  • Hospital in the home services.

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