Mental health service in rural and remote areas program evaluation

MHSRRA program

Page last updated: January 2011

What is your role as related to the MHSRRA program?
Are you employed directly under the MHSRRA program?
What portion of full time equivalent is your current role as indicated above?
How many months have you been employed under funding provided through the MHSRRA program?
When did the MHSRRA program that you are associated with commence:?
What types of models are used for service delivery in this program?
What are the methods of service delivery?
Are you aware of the program objectives?

What is your role as related to the MHSRRA program?

  • Majority of responses came from Program Managers
  • However 50% of responses were blank.

Figure: role


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ClinicianNumber%
Aboriginal Health worker
3
3%
Aboriginal Mental Health worker
4
4%
Admin / Management / Program Manager
51
47%
Clinical Psychologist
4
4%
General Practitioner
5
5%
Mental Health Nurse
6
6%
Occupational Therapist
3
3%
Psychologist
13
12%
Social worker
20
18%
Total
109
100%
Missing
108
50%
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Are you employed directly under the MHSRRA program?

  • Majority are not employed directly under the MHSRRA Program. This is because most respondents were Managers. Program managers are not employed directly under the Program
  • 39% of responses were blank.

Figure: direct employment


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Number%
Yes
32
24%
No
100
76%
Total
132
100%
Missing
85
39%
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What portion of full time equivalent is your current role as indicated above?

  • Majority are full time workers
  • However 76% of responses were blank.

Figure: portion of FTE


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FTE Number%
0.5 days = 0.1 FTE
3
6%
1 day = 0.2 FTE
5
9%
1.5 days = 0.3 FTE
1
2%
2 days = 0.4 FTE
3
6%
2.5 days = 0.5 FTE
1
2%
3 days = 0.6 FTE
4
8%
3.5 days = 0.7 FTE
3
6%
4 days = 0.8 FTE
6
11%
4.5 days = 0.9 FTE
0
0%
5 days = 1.0 FTE
27
51%
Total
53
100%
Missing
164
76%
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How many months have you been employed under funding provided through the MHSRRA program?

  • Majority have been employed for 13-18 months
  • 81% of responses were blank.

Figure: months employed


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Number%
0 months
6
14%
1-6 months
10
24%
7-12 months
3
7%
13-18 months
13
31%
19-24 months
9
21%
25-30 months
1
2%
Total
42
100%
Missing
175
81%
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When did the MHSRRA Program that you are associated with commence?

  • Most responses are from Stage Two Programs
  • However 71% of responses were missing.

Note: the number of respondents who did not answer this question has been recorded as "missing". This number and percentage has been included to highlight that more respondents did not answer this question as compared to those that did answer this question. Reasons that respondents chose not to answer this question is unknown. Interpretation of the results should therefore be considered with caution based on the low number of responses.

Figure: program commencement


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ProgramsNumber%
Stage One (June 2007)
8
13%
Stage Two (June 2008)
38
60%
Programs in both stages One and Two
17
27%
Total
63
100%
Missing
154
71%
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What types of models are used for service delivery in this program?

  • Majority are outreach or sessional
  • However 68% were blank.

Figure: models of service delivery


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Number%
Hub and spoke
19
17%
Outreach
36
33%
Brokerage
6
5%
Sessional
32
29%
Partnership
15
14%
e-health
0
0%
Other
2
2%
Total
110
100%
Missing
147
68%
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What are the methods of service delivery?

  • Most contact is face to face
  • Telephone is the next most used contact method
  • 64% of responses were blank.

Figure: methods of service delivery


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ProgramsNumber%
Face to face
76
63%
Telephone
33
27%
Video Conference
10
8%
Other
2
2%
Total
121
100%
Missing
139
64%
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Are you aware of the program objectives?

  • Most are aware of the objectives
  • However 76% of responses were missing.

Note: the number of respondents who did not answer this question has been recorded as "missing". This number and percentage has been included to highlight that more respondents did not answer this question as compared to those that did answer this question. Reasons that respondents chose not to answer this question is unknown. Interpretation of the results should therefore be considered with caution based on the low number of responses.

Figure: awareness of objectives

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Number%
Yes
25
48%
Mostly
9
17%
To some extent
6
12%
Not really
9
17%
Not at all
3
6%
Total
52
100%
Missing
165
76%
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