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LIV advocates for improved sexual safety in mental health services

LIV advocates for improved sexual safety in mental health services

By Disability Law Committee

Health Women's Rights 

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LIV advocates for improved sexual safety in mental health services

In a letter to the Minister for Mental Health, the Law Institute of Victoria (LIV) has advocated for improved safety in psychiatric inpatient facilities.

Referencing the 2018 report of the Mental Health Complaints Commissioner: The Right to be Safe - Ensuring Sexual Safety in Mental Health Inpatient Units: Sexual Safety Project Report, the LIV has supported several recommendations, such as prioritising women-only units and transporting patients to facilities that might better suit their needs.

Read the full submission here.

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Disability Law Committee
Alexander Laurence
ALaurence@liv.asn.au
(03) 96079565


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