In November 2019 Geoff Brennan visited a number of Tasmanian mental health facilities. Geoff has worked in, on and around mental health wards for over thirty years and has had a long involvement with Safewards.
Safewards is one of the actions committed to in Rethink Mental Health: Better Mental Health and Wellbeing – A long-term plan for Mental Health in Tasmanian 2015-25.
The aim of Safewards is to make Mental health Inpatient Wards safer for everybody by:-
- Promoting good therapeutic relationships
- Reducing conflict and containment
- Improving the consumer experience
Geoff spoke to members of Flourish and MHFFTas and we were all inspired by his enthusiasm, commitment and positive reports of Safewards activities in Tasmania.
To learn more see:
- Geoff’s Report
- Geoff’s Presentation to MHFFTas and Flourish