Working together for a better future

Working together for a better future

“This is a truly exciting opportunity for us to work closely with our partners, and to deliver a program that really makes a difference.   We are absolutely committed to working in different ways, and to improve the way systems and referral pathways currently operate.   Lifeline staff have really listened to the feedback from so many people across the region that the current system is not working well, and that it can be formidable for the person with a mental illness and their loved ones to find access to the kind of support they need, in a timely way.”  Trish Feehely, Manager, Partners in...

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Each person’s journey is unique

Each person’s journey is unique

After the diagnosis of mental illness, each person’s journey will be different. Every person and their family situation is unique. Too often we hear from consumers and carers that they cannot access support, are on long waiting lists, or are squeezed into what services can do (rather than what is needed).   Partners in Recovery will put the person in the centre, and facilitate more flexible ways of getting the outcomes that individuals really hope for....

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Improving Pathways

Improving Pathways

PIR is a support service for people with severe and persistent mental illness with complex needs, and their carers and families. It works with many different services in the community and in Government to link people to the support they need. PIR works with the system to make the system work better for you as an individual. The PIR program is a mechanism that can ‘glue together’ many services within the region. The ultimate objective of the initiative is to improve the system response for participants through: • Better coordination of services tailored to meet individual needs • Strengthening partnerships and building better links between clinical and community support organisations • Improving referral pathways • Promoting a community based recovery model Partners in Recovery is not a case management model and does not provide direct clinical service...

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