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Paradise Kids: service model redesign

Paradise Kids: service model redesign

Beacon Strategies are partnering with Wesley Mission Queensland to redesign the exisiting Paradise Kids service model, to an evidence-based, holistic and financially sustainable child and family service hub.

Clinical governance framework refresh

Clinical governance framework refresh

Beacon Strategies was engaged by Footprints, a mental health, disability and aged care service provider, to refresh its clinical governance framework. Based on a scan of leading practice and consultation with clinical staff, we supported Footprints to enhance its existing clinical governance systems, ensuring the continued delivery of services that are safe, effective, high quality and person-centered. 

Developing a Mental Health Practice Framework for Wesley Mission Queensland

Developing a Mental Health Practice Framework for Wesley Mission Queensland

Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ) has engaged Beacon Strategies to develop an organisational Mental Health Practice Framework. The purpose of the project is to develop and support the implementation of an organisational Mental Health Practice Framework to guide practice relating to holistic mental health and wellbeing across the lifespan of all Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ) clients and services.

Evaluating NRCG's Managing Spontaneous Volunteers Project

Evaluating NRCG's Managing Spontaneous Volunteers Project

Beacon Strategies are partnering with NRCG to evaluate the Managing Spontaneous Volunteers Project which aims to build the capacity of the local community to respond to disaster events under a coordinated model that integrates with the formal emergency management system, following learnings from the 2017 Northern Rivers (Lismore) flood event.

Evaluating Open Minds' Community Living Support (CLS) Program

Evaluating Open Minds' Community Living Support (CLS) Program

The CLS program aims to support people living with a severe and persistent mental illness and receiving treatment to live in the community and to minimise mental health related hospital admissions. Open Minds works with a range of clinical and non-clinical service providers within the region to build connections and linkages across the service system. Open Minds has engaged Beacon Strategies to undertake an evaluation of the outcomes of the CLS service model in order to demonstrate the benefits of the Portfolio positions model, extension of support platforms and the CLS program in general.

Evaluating Belong's NewAccess Program: Low Intensity Mental Health Program for CALD People

Evaluating Belong's NewAccess Program: Low Intensity Mental Health Program for CALD People

NewAccess is a national low intensity mental health early intervention program developed and licensed by beyondblue. The service is based on low-intensity behavioural therapy, a form of evidence-based psychotherapy that uses trained coaches to guide clients through a series of structured resources to address mental health issues identified by the person.

Business development planning: United Synergies' StandBy Response Service

Business development planning: United Synergies' StandBy Response Service

United Synergies has a significant body of information that has been developed over past years in relation to Standby and has engaged Beacon Strategies to undertake a planning process for successful engagement with prospective funders into the future. Following the project, United Synergies will be better informed to undertake targeted engagement with PHNs and other prospective funders across Australia, based on alignment between the value proposition of StandBy service and the needs and priorities of funders.

Australian Kookaburra Kids: Business Development Plan

Australian Kookaburra Kids: Business Development Plan

The purpose of this document is to provide Australian Kookaburra Kids Foundation (AKKF) with guidance and recommendations relating to the proposed expansion of AKKF’s core program delivery into Queensland. The document aims to provide a high-level summary of a range of relevant issues for consideration to inform future planning actions.