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The ndis and mental health a national perspective waamh sector forum 26 may 2014

Mental Health Council of Australia

THE NDIS AND MENTAL HEALTHA NATIONAL PERSPECTIVEWAAMH Sector Forum – 26 May 2014

JOSH FEARDIRECTOR, POLICY AND PROJECTS

@TheMHCA


This presentation

This presentation

Update on mental health nationally

NDIS – key concepts

Key policy and implementation challenges

Recent developments

Next steps


Update on mental health nationally

Update on mental health nationally

2014 Budget

National Mental Health Commission review

Welfare System Review


Key concepts

Key concepts

Participant

Participant nominee vs support person

Tier 3 participant

Tier 2 participant


Eligibility criteria

Eligibility criteria

Age requirement

Residence requirement

Disability requirement

Permanency of impairment


The assessment and planning process

The assessment and planning process

Personal discussions to determine eligibility

Planning session with participant

Role of carers and service providers in assessment and planning

Theory vs practice


The participant plan

The participant plan

Part 1: Statement of goals

Part 2: My statement of supports

Management of my supports

Plan review dates

My objectives

Informal supports

Mainstream and community supports

Flexible supports

Fixed supports


Transition

Transition

Existing service users

New people

Transition schedule


The ndis and mental health where are we at

The NDIS and mental health:Where are we at?

Many unanswered questions

Limited trial site experiences

Fundamental policy concerns

Major implementation challenges

Encouraging recent developments


Opportunities

Opportunities

  • Maximising choiceand control

  • Multiple levels of access and support

  • Recognition of ongoing non-clinical needs

  • Increased funding for community mental health

  • A growing and specialised workforce


Policy challenges

Policy challenges

  • Conflict between ‘permanency of impairment’ and recovery principles

  • Designing a Tier 2 ‘system’ that:

    • Intervenes early to reduce future need

    • Promotes current best practice

    • Responds to fluctuating and unpredictable needs


The ndis and mental health a national perspective waamh sector forum 26 may 2014

Policy challenges

  • Commonwealth state/agreements

  • Demarcating the role of the NDIS from other systems


Implementation challenges

Implementation challenges

  • Mental health skills and experience within the NDIA

  • Getting the assessment process right

  • Understanding national lessons from trial site experiences

  • Pricing structures

  • Engagement and outreach


The ndis and mental health a national perspective waamh sector forum 26 may 2014

Implementation challenges

  • Building tomorrow’s workforce

  • Maximising the input of carers and other trusted people

  • Involving non-government stakeholders in rollout


Recent developments

Recent developments

NDIA capability review

Possible delays to rollout timetable

‘Continuity of care’ guarantee?

Imminent problems in Victoria

New focus on mental health within NDIA

MHCA proposal to NDIA


Mhca information resources

MHCA information resources

Online information hub www.mhca.org.au

Regular e-bulletins - Please register! [email protected]

Fact sheets for consumers and carers

MHCA position paper

Proposal to NDIA

Community of practice webinars


Next steps

Next steps

National needs assessment

Mapping in-scope programs and services in each state

Quantifying the economic benefits of Tier 2 services

Discussion papers:

  • Pricing structures

  • Carer services

  • Supported decision making


The ndis and mental health a national perspective waamh sector forum 26 may 2014

Questions and comments?


The ndis and mental health a national perspective waamh sector forum 26 may 20141

Mental Health Council of Australia

THE NDIS AND MENTAL HEALTHA NATIONAL PERSPECTIVEWAAMH Sector Forum – 26 May 2014

JOSH FEARDIRECTOR, POLICY AND PROJECTS

@TheMHCA


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