Consumer advisory groups

A Consumer Advisory Group operates at Thomas Embling Hospital and Community Forensic Mental Health Service to enhance the quality of Forensicare’ s service delivery across the organisation.

The Consumer Advisory Group at Thomas Embling Hospital consists of consumers selected by an interview process.

The Consumer Advisory Group at Community Forensic Mental Health Service contains current and past consumers of Forensicare selected through a nomination process. Both Groups meet separately, generally on a monthly basis.

Patient Consulting Group

The role of the Patient Consulting Group operates out of Thomas Embling Hospital. It’s purpose is to participate in the development and implementation of a recovery approach across Forensicare and to provide consultation, feedback and education to the wider service and the Clinical Governance Management Committee. Consumers are selected by an interview process. The Patient Consulting Group meets fortnightly.