For adult consumers using Australia's specialised mental health services, the Life Skills Profile (LSP-16) has been the instrument of choice to measure functioning. The NOCC Strategic Directions 2014-2024 project highlighted some sector... read more
Theses vignettes aim to support clinicians’ deliberations during their allocation of Mental Health Phase of Care in Consultation Liaison Psychiatry.
This report presents the results of a study on the content validity of the revised HoNOS 65+, known as the HoNOS Older Adults, which was published in 2018.
The BASIS 32 is a consumer rated tool designed to cover a range of symptoms and functioning difficulties experienced by the consumer. The BASIS 32 is not in the public domain and information about it can be obtained from the... read more
The CGAS is used as the measure of the level of functioning for children and adolescents seen by specialist child and adolescent mental health services. it is designed to reflect the lowest level of functioning for a child or adolescent during a... read more
The Factors Influencing Health Status (FIHS) measure is a checklist of ‘psychosocial complications’ based on the problems and issues identified in the chapter of ICD-10 regarding Factors Influencing Health Status.
The Focus of Care (FoC) is a measure developed in the Australian MH-CASC study that requires the clinician to make a judgement about each consumer’s primary goal of care. It is a single item requiring selection of one of four options: acute;... read more
The Health of the Nation Outcome Scales (HoNOS) is a clinician rated instrument comprising 12 simple scales measuring behaviour, impairment, symptoms and social functioning for those in the 18 - 64 years old age group. Information about the HoNOS... read more
The Health of the Nation Outcome Scales for Children and Adolescents (HoNOSCA) is a clinician rated instrument comprising 15 simple scales measuring behaviour, impairment, symptoms, social problems and information problems for those under 18... read more
The Health of the Nation Outcome Scales 65+ (HoNOS 65+) is a clinician rated instrument comprising 12 simple scales measuring behaviour, impairment, symptoms and social functioning for those in the 65 years + age group. Information about the... read more