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APMHA HealthCare - A Year in Review!

With the year coming to a close we would like to take a moment to reflect on the work we have put out in the last 12 months. Here at APMHA HealthCare we have:

  • Changed our Company status from a privately-run Company (Australian Primary Mental Health Alliance) to a Not For Profit organisation (APMHA HealthCare Ltd).
  • Re-branded and updated our APMHA HealthCare Ltd website.
  • Achieved our second year of Quality Accreditation with ISO-9001 and National Mental Health Standards.
  • Opened two wellness hubs – called “Alaya House” (Shepparton and North Melbourne) offering clients a welcoming and safe environment to receive much needed counselling and support.
  • Delivered over 21,830 sessions to approximately 3355 people across 9 PHN program streams in Victoria and NSW.
  • Participated in the Bushfires of 2009 Community Support Committee and Project to support the 10-year commemorative services in January – March with our partners. Here we provided community support at 28 events and providing information to over 2000 people.
  • Implemented a new contract management system (Folio) to streamline and automate our business systems and provider and funder contractual obligations.
  • Renewed our funding contracts with WVPHN, CESPHN and Murray PHN.
  • Awarded a new contract through United Synergies to deliver Standby Support After Suicide Program across the Murray PHN region.
  • Submitted our NDIS registration to enable our workforce to provide services through the NDIS to registered clients in 2020.
  • Delivered over 32 training events to 150 GPs and practice staff
  • Delivered 16 Mental Health First Aid training sessions across to 320 people.
  • Supported our 145 highly skilled mental health providers working across Australia.
  • Delivered monthly supervision sessions to three groups of allied health providers.
  • Supported 4 employed staff to commence work as private providers in their own businesses.
  • Expanded our therapeutic services to now include Residential Aged Care Facilities through the Older Minds Pilot Program
  • Selected as a trial site for the new PHN Intake, Assessment and Referral project to be rolled out in 2020
  • Continued to expand our EAP services
  • Consulted with various PHNs on new projects and service models / designs
  • Gained new APMHA staff in our dynamic and dedicated intake and admin teams – Phoebe, Louise, Susan & Aminah, and our clinical teams: Jane, Kerry, Rose, Lyn and Glenn
  • Said our farewells to amazing staff: Sharyn, Helen, Fran and Gillian

APMHA HealthCare Ltd. is a national network of primary mental health clinicians collaboratively working to enhance the depth and reach of mental health services across Australia. Our multi-disciplinary workforce has a broad range of specialities, providing a variety of referral options for general practice based on client needs.

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