WHO MiNDbank: More Inclusiveness Needed in Disability and Development

A database of resources covering mental health, substance abuse, disability, general health, human rights and development

ACT Charter of Rights for Mental Health Consumers

ACT Government, Health Directorate Country Resources Human Rights Legislation Australian Capital Territory 31 December 2011 Legislation/regulation discrimination, equality, human rights, mental health service, quality care

This translation feature uses a third-party service. Please be advised that the machine-translated content may not be accurate. Translation only applies to this page and is not available for downloaded files or external links.

Print

Description

The ACT Charter of Rights for Mental Health Consumers is a Statement of Rights intended to enhance the quality of services and promote a rights based approach to mental health service delivery. It is also a guide for mental health consumers, their family and carers and service providers. It highlights the rights of mental health consumers to live their lives free from discrimination and to access high quality health care services that respect the diverse needs and backgrounds of consumers. It is a commitment of the ACT government. It is a statement of values. It is subject to reasonable limits and the laws of the ACT.

Content

Download
English, 93.3 kB pdf

WHO collates and provides external links to resources focusing on mental health, disability, general health, human rights and development but does not specifically endorse particular laws, policies, plans or other documents from countries or organisations. WHO also does not warrant that the information in this record is correct or refers to the most up-to-date version. Please read the site disclaimer for further details. If this record contains an error or is outdated, please notify us.