Without our incredible staff, we couldn’t do the important work we do to support consumers living with a mental illness. Today, we celebrate their hard work and passion for making a difference.
Twenty years on, we celebrate Thomas Embling Hospital’s rich history of helping people with a mental illness live meaningful lives.
Graduate Mental Health Nurse Matilda Higgins shares what it’s like to work as part of Forensicare’s Graduate Nursing Program.
Forensicare’s Dr Douglas Bell and Dr Sam Pang have been honoured by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) with the Ian Simpson Award and the Medlicott Award. Recognising Dr Douglas Bell A Consultant Psychiatrist at Melbourne Assessment Prison, Dr Douglas Bell will be awarded the Ian Simpson Award, which acknowledges the most outstanding contributions to clinical psychiatry as assessed through service to patients, and to the community. “It’s a great honour to be selected by my peers in [...]
Earlier this week, Forensicare’s Professor James Ogloff was recognised as a University Distinguished Professor.
Looking after your mental health can be hard. Our psychologists share their tips for managing your mental health during these uncertain, anxiety-inducing times.
For Forensicare’s Lead Social Worker Sarah Harvey, it’s all about supporting people with their mental health recovery. Whether that’s helping people set goals, or helping them navigate the often complex forensic mental health system, or even something as simple as lending an ear—Sarah is there. “I want to help consumers feel heard, and support them to achieve their goals,” she said. Working in mental health at the Ravenhall Correctional Centre Sarah works as a Lead Social Worker in Forensicare’s forensic mental health service at the Ravenhall [...]
In collaboration with Occupational Therapy Australia, Forensicare’s Lorrae Mynard has created an important resource for managing daily life amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Life has been disrupted. That much is clear. With the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, causing wide-spread changes to daily life, it’s more important than ever to support our communities with innovative ways to reconnect with our lives in isolation. That’s why Forensicare’s Lead Occupational Therapist, Lorrae Mynard, has created Normal life has been disrupted: a guide to managing disruption caused [...]
To prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have introduced screening measures for visiting Forensicare’s services.