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Family Violence

 

Mapping of Family Violence Services

Family Violence Support Consumer page

Elder Abuse Support

Elder Abuse Support links to information about Peninsula Health Services including the Elder Abuse Liaison Officer.

 

The Orange Door

The Orange Door is a free service for adults, children and young people who are experiencing or have experienced family violence and for families who need extra support with the care of children. There is a service location in Frankston.

 

NEW: Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme (FVISS) and the Child Information Sharing Scheme (CISS).

From April 19th, 2021 the Victorian GP workforce, the GP Practice Nurse workforce and all Peninsula Health services are prescribed to the Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme (FVISS) and the Child Information Sharing Scheme (CISS).

In consultation with the RACGP, the Department of Health, the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing and Family Safety Victoria developed an FAQ document specifically for GPs about the Family Violence Information Scheme and the Child Information Scheme.

FAQs for GPs-Information Sharing-Schemes.pdf

GP infographic-sharing information to support patients

Process for GPs to Request Information from Peninsula Health

Peninsula Health have developed a process for Information Sharing Entities (ISEs) to request information under the Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme (FVISS) and the Child Information Sharing Scheme (CISS).

From 19 April 2021 this applies to all Peninsula Health services, who have been prescribed as an Information Sharing Entity by the State Government.

FVISS and CISS Request Form

To request information from Peninsula Health under either scheme, complete the Family Violence and Child Information Sharing Request Form and email it to ISS@phcn.vic.gov.au

This form can be found on the Peninsula Health website

 

The Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management (MARAM)

The Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management (MARAM) is a broader framework that incorporates risk assessment and management. GPs and Nurse Practitioners are not prescribed by legislation to align to this framework but can use the professional resources. 

MARAM Professional Resources-family violence and child family services