DHSChild and Youth Mental Health Service Redesign Demonstration Projects
Part 2 — Submission
The submission should include sufficient information, using this template, to enable the department to assess the proposal against the selection criteria set out in the previous section.
It should provide an overview of how the demonstration project would work in the area, the extent of service reform being envisaged, the capacity of the consortium to achieve these reforms, including the level of commitment by mental health services and partner agencies to achieving the outcomes. Information provided should address both project management and service reform aspects of the project.
The submission should provide an overview as to how the project would be planned and developed locally, how it would be implemented, managed and monitored in accord with these service specifications. The extent to which a practical, workable, collaborative and sector sensitive approach could be developed in accord with the Service Reform Principles will be a key consideration.
The submission should relate to the objectives, outcomes and deliverables specified in this brief. The following should be considered in preparing and documenting a submission:
project governance and coordination across the consortium;
respective roles of consortium partners;
methodology: provide a detailed and considered discussion of the proposed methodology for developing the project work plan and the reform action plan;
key milestones for activities prepared in accordance with guidance regarding the key dates nominated in this brief;
how any standards specified in this brief will be satisfied;
how the projects will work with the Regional Partnership Group and inputs from other service providers will be achieved;
how inputs from consumers and carers will be achieved;
departmental resources and inputs required;
staff recruitment, accommodation, management and development;
need for capital works; and
indicative cash flow.
details regarding the proposed catchment for the project;
summary of current service arrangements for those 0-25 years (by age group) provided by the consortium including specific population groups;
issues in existing service provision – reach, scope and access
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