Suncare Awards Artius Mental Health Support Contract
Suncare, a Sunshine Coast based non-Government Organisation has commissioned Arius to provide mental health support to the carers of the recipients of their services.
Mr Gus Taddeo, Artius General Manager Health Services (Acting) says “Artius are excited to be able to assist Suncare to meet the needs of their clients.”
Artius were approached by Suncare to assist with providing mental health support to their carer community after the withdrawal of services by previous suppliers. This contract will see Artius provide individual and group supportive counselling services to carers of people with disabilities (including dementia) on behalf of Suncare for a period of six months.
Artius have employed an innovative service delivery model incorporating the use of Psychologists with Provisional Registration in partnership with the University of the Sunshine Coast.
“Not only does Artius’ model provide high quality care to carers living on the Sunshine Coast, but we are also contributing to the professional development of our local Mental Health service providers,” says Dr Zach de Beer, Clinical Psychologist and Health Services Program Manager.
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