Department of Health

Improving Care for Aboriginal Patients Program Guidelines

The Improving Care for Aboriginal Patients (ICAP) program guidelines outline the aims of the ICAP program, the role of health services in strengthening Aboriginal cultural safety, and cultural safety planning and reporting requirements.These guidelines reflect the changes to Aboriginal health funding commencing in 2020-2021 and the current Victorian policy directions towards Aboriginal cultural safety and self-determination. The planning and reporting requirements also a requirement of the Koori Mental Health Liaison Officer (KMHLO) program delivered through area mental health services.


Date published
14 Dec 2020

Reviewed 08 February 2023

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