Paediatric Eating Disorder Governance Advice Aspex Consulting - Final Report
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The Government has committed $3.345 million over four years to increase the program capacity and improve services for paediatric eating disorders (including medical and clinical positions).
This initiative is being informed by the SA Health Paediatric Eating Disorder Governance Advice Report by Aspex Consulting (the Aspex Report) (PDF 2MB).
A state-wide paediatric eating disorder services Governance Committee co-chaired by the Chief Operating Officers of the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network (SALHN) and the Women’s and Children’s Local Health Network (WCHN) is overseeing the development of a model of care which will guide the implementation of this initiative with outcomes that will:
The Chief Operating Officers will also co-chair this project’s Advisory Group led by SALHN and WCHN to support the work of the Governance Committee, with both having balanced multidisciplinary representation, and lived experience membership.
Other recent developments in establishing state-wide service provision for paediatric eating disorders, for children and families in South Australia include:
As the Governance group makes progress, updated information will be sent to stakeholders by email, and significant documents such as proposed models or care will be placed on the web. Feedback or comments on the SA Health Paediatric Eating Disorder Governance Advice Report or in relation to this initiative can be made via the email inbox: HealthOCP@sa.gov.au