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|Cancer National Service Improvement Framework|
The National Service Improvement Framework for Cancer is an essential tool for driving improvement in health services for the national health priority area of cancer. The Framework provides a high level guide for service planners, designers, funders and providers in helping to deliver the most appropriate evidenced-based care for cancer.
|Cancer National Service Improvement Framework (PDF File 293k)|
|Caring For Carers Policy|
The Caring for Carers Policy embodies the ACT Government’s commitment to better acknowledge carers and address their needs. The Policy outlines 7 core principles that will be actioned through an implementation strategy coordinated by the ACT Department of Disability, Housing and Community Services.
|Caring For Carers Policy (PDF File 334k)|
|Child Protection Policy|
The Children and Young Persons Act 2008 outlines the legislated requirements around child protection in the ACT. The Child Protection Policy establishes guiding principles and the legislative basis for the protection of unborn children and children and young people aged 0 –18, by ACT Health employees. The purpose of the Policy is to assist ACT Health employees, including employees working in non-clinical areas, to understand and fulfil their responsibilities in relation to child protection. Staff can access additional support to understand their obligations through the ACT Health Child Protection Advisory Committee Secretariat (6205 8492) or by contacting Isabel Munoz, email: email@example.com
| Child Protection Policy (PDF File 516k)|
Information Sharing Fact Sheet (Word Doc 109k)
Making A Child Protection Report To Care And Protection Services Fact Sheet (Word Doc 102k)
Prenatal Fact Sheet (Word Doc 106k)
Reporting Form For Care And Protection Services (Word Doc 170k)
|Child Protection Policy - Reporting Form|
This policy attachment is for use by ACT Health staff members to report concerns of child abuse to Care and Protection Services as mandated by the ACT Health Child Protection Policy, The Roles and Responsibilities of ACT Health Staff, 2008, Version 5.0.
|Child Protection Policy - Reporting Form (Word Doc 61k)|
|Children’s And Young People’s Justice Health Services Plan 2008-2012|
The Plan identifies a framework for the management of the health of children and young people in detention within the youth justice system. The Plan defines the role of ACT Health in providing for the health needs of residents; identifies key health needs of the current and expected populations of Bimberi, the services required to appropriately meet these needs, best practice strategies for providing health care to residents, and linkages between government agencies and community services to assist in providing services for residents; and proposes key performance indicators to monitor its implementation.
|Children’s And Young People’s Justice Health Services Plan 2008-2012 (PDF File 335k)|
|Children's Plan 2010-14|
This ACT plan guides decisions by government and non-government sectors about policies, programs and services for children up to 12 years of age through to 2014.
|Children's Plan 2010-2014 (PDF File 1884k)|
|Chronic Conditions Strategy 2013 - 18|
The ACT Chronic Conditions Strategy 2013 - 18 sets a direction for the care and support of those living with chronic conditions in the ACT over the next 5 years. Although the ACT enjoys good health compared to the rest of Australia, the prevalence of chronic conditions is increasing significantly and currently accounts for nearly 80% of the total burden of disease and injury in the ACT.
|Chronic Conditions Strategy 2013 - 2018 (PDF File 878k)|
|Clients In Community Setting With Deteriorating Health Status Selecting Not To Follow Health Professional Recommendations|
This document provides a standard process for ACT Health clinicians in the community setting to manage clients with a deteriorating health status that choose not to follow health professionals’ care recommendations.
|Clients In Community Setting With Deteriorating Health Status Selecting Not To Follow Health Professional Recommendations (PDF File 54k)|
|Clinical Repository Implementation Planning Study |
A clinical repository is the first step on the journey to a shared electronic health record and will move the ACT from point to point exchange of clinical information to a shared information model.
|Clinical Repository Implementation Planning Study (PDF File 5951k)|
|Code Of Conduct|
Sets the behaviour that ACT Health expects of its employees.
|Act Health Code Of Conduct (PDF File 19k)|
|Community Sector Funding Policy|
An overarching framework for ACT Health's engagement with the community sector to deliver services in the community.
|Community Sector Funding Policy (PDF File 558k)|
|Conciliation Of Complaints Through The Human Rights Commission|
This policy outlines the agreed process between ACT Health, Calvary Health Care ACT, Human Rights Commission, ACT Government Solicitor and ACT Insurance Authority in dealing with complaints made by members of the public in relation to Health services where the complaint progresses to conciliation. This policy has been developed to inform staff of the appropriate processes and authorisations required for engaging in conciliation with clients through the HRC process. This policy will also ensure that agency representatives are fully prepared when entering conciliation including seeking advice on liability and the appropriateness of financial compensation, if appropriate.
|Conciliation Of Complaints Through The Human Rights Commission Policy (PDF File 89k)|