Hospitals and Health Services (Day Hospital Facility) Determination (No 2) 2005

25/Nov/2005 - Current (at 31 Dec 2005)
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    3. Services that are }professional attention~

    (1) A psychiatric treatment programme that

    (a) is for a patient who has a mental illness;

    (b) is provided by a multi-disciplinary team under the direction and supervision of a psychiatrist; and

    (c) is a half or full day programme that consists of more than one type of mainstream therapeutic activity,

    is determined to be professional attention for the purposes of the definition of }day hospital facility~ in section 2(1) of the Act.

    (2) In this clause

    }mental illness~ has the meaning given to that term in the Mental Health Act 1996 section 4;

    }multi-disciplinary team~ means a team of health professionals that includes at least one psychiatrist, one clinical psychologist, one registered mental health nurse, one occupational therapist and one social worker;

    }psychiatrist~ means a medical practitioner whose name is contained in a register of psychiatrists prepared and maintained under the Mental Health Act 1996 section 4 by the Medical Board.

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