Written Assignment NSG2202 Clinical Specialty 2: Mental Health
Due date: Sunday, August 30th at 23:55
Word Limit:2000 words (+/- 10%)
The National Practice Standards for Mental Health Workforce, owned by the Australian Government Department of Health, were
developed in 2013 as part of the National Mental Health Strategy. The National Practice Standards are outcome-oriented and
reflect a strong values base, related to human rights, dignity and empowerment.
The Standards focus on mental health service delivery, policy direction compliance, communication and consent, and monitoring
and governance procedures. They constantly support service providers to improve by focusing on areas such as service delivery,
policies, standards, communication and consent, as well as consumer safety and privacy.
Select one of the following major mental illnesses:
Bipolar Affective Disorder
Using the most current literature, resources and evidence discuss: