Goulburn Valley Area Mental Health Consumer & Carer Advisory Council
To uphold the rights, respect and dignity of Consumers, Carers and Families across the Goulburn Valley Area Mental Health Service, to ensure best possible practices.
To effectively engage and build relationships with GVAMHS Program Managers, to facilitate a greater understanding of the Consumer, Carer and Family perspective, thus enhancing Family Sensitive Practice. In meeting our vision, we aim to improve mental health services, achieve best practice and to reduce significantly, the impact of mental illness within our targeted community area.
The Council's target populations are the consumers and the carers of community members that are or have been a client of Goulburn Valley Area Mental Health Services. The Council is currently made up of 15 members covering a wide spectrum of our community.
Do you know your rights as a Mental Health Consumer?
As a patient
Least Restrictive Environment
Confidentiality & Privacy
Complaints & Grievance
For further information and/or enquiries about these services please contact :
||Consumer & Carer Advisory Council |
||Goulburn Valley Area Mental Health Service(GVAMHS) |
||Monash Street |
Freecall 1300 369 005 Hours 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday
Carer Consultant: 0438 583 546
Consumer Consultant : +61 3 5832 2111 Hours
||+61 3 5832 2100 |
The Consumer & Carer Advisory Council Members:
- Manager of Goulburn Valley Area Mental Health Services (GVAMHS)
- Senior Psychiatric Nurse
- Medical Officer
- Carer Consultant
- Consumer Consultants (2)
- Consumer Representatives (4)
- Carer Representatives (4)
- Aboriginal Liaison Officer
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