Department of Health

The Victorian Safewards Trial seeks to: apply the Safewards model; implement the same 10 Safewards interventions in Victorian public mental healthcare settings; and extend the interventions to aged persons’ and adolescent mental health wards and to secure extended care (SECU) settings. It was a collaborative effort between the Department of Health and Human Services and seven public mental health services. The project comprised a Training phase over a four-month period from November 2014 to the end of February 2015, a Trial phase, conducted from March 2015 to the end of May 2015 and a Sustainability phase1 , from June 2015 to April 2016.


Date published
30 Jun 2016
82 pages
Department of Health and Human Services

Reviewed 01 December 2021

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