Safewards Victoria 3rd Annual Forum

The Office of the Chief Mental Health Nurse are proud to host the Safewards Victoria 3rd Annual Forum to be held in September 2018 at the MCG. The theme for this year is leadership, sustainability and self-care. 

View more information on Safewards Victoria 3rd Annual Forum flyer.

Safewards Victoria forum presentations and video

Five presentations from the the Safewards annual forum that took place in September 2017 are now available on this page. A video of a presentation by Cora Browne is also available to view, including her rendition of the Safewards song - a memorable experience! (Video requires Chrome, Firefox or Safari browsers.)

Safewards launched for all mental health services

The Safewards Victoria Annual Forum was launched at a gathering of mental health service stakeholders on Thursday 15th September 2016.

Our Safewards Victoria 2nd Annual Forum took place on 12 September, 2017 at the Melbourne Museum Theatre.

Safewards Victoria encourages practical techniques and interventions developed in collaboration with patients, to reduce conflict and harmful behaviour, and ensure patients and staff to work better together to achieve positive mental health outcomes.

Services can access a number of resources to implement the program in their mental health services. All Mental health services are invited to join the Safewards Victoria Community of Practice.