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Mental Health Rights Manual

An online guide to help explain your legal and human rights in the mental health and human services systems in New South Wales.

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Words are important. The language we use and the stories we tell have great significance to all involved.

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Our members are community managed mental health organisations, large and small, local and NSW-wide service providers.

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Mental Heath Rights Manual – New Section – your rights and the NDIS

MHCC is pleased to present a new addition to its widely recognised and regarded NSW Mental Health Rights Manual, which continues to empower and inform people looking to better navigate the mental health and related service systems in NSW.

This new chapter focuses on the rights of people living with psychosocial disability in relation to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). It also provides information and answers to a diversity of questions. The eight new sections outline the objectives and functions of the NDIS and the services and supports that the scheme can offer. It also describes the rules and regulations, and the standards and guidelines that underpin the legal framework. It helps people understand their rights and ensure that they are being upheld and describes the roles and responsibilities that make the NDIS operational.

The NDIS has the capacity to significantly improve the quality of life of people living with psychosocial disability, and this new chapter compliments other MHCC initiatives including the reimagine.today website. This chapter represents another important resource for consumers of mental health services, their carers, and people working in the mental health and human services sectors.

The chapter includes a number of sections which outline the functions of the NDIS, the services and supports that the scheme can offer, and how to navigate the accessibility of the scheme. It also describes the structures in place that monitor the quality and safeguarding of NDIS service delivery.

The new chapter of the Mental Health Rights Manual compliments other work achieved by MHCC including the reimagine.today website.

NEW NDIS Chapter here

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