Thursday, 16 October 2014

Ombudsman calls for better reporting about incidents involving restraint of mental health patients

Victoria's ombudsman Deborah Glass says psychiatric and mental health facilities should be required to make incident reports available to community visitors when patients are restrained.

Ms Glass investigated complaints made by the visitors, a group of 443 people who volunteer to protect the rights and interests of people with a mental illness or disability.

See more details at the link below:

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-10-15/better-reporting-needed-on-restraint-of-mental-health-patients/5815852

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