ATAPS forms part of the Better Outcomes in Mental Health Care (BOIMHC) Program providing access to short term psychological services at no cost.
- Eligible patients can receive up to 18 sessions per calendar year – 3 referrals of 6 sessions where clinically appropriate.
- Suicide prevention referrals receive up to 18 sessions in a 2 month timeframe.
- Access to Allied Psychological Services (ATAPS) enables General Practitioners to refer consumers to ATAPS Mental Health Professionals who deliver focussed psychological services.
- Mental health professionals include psychologists, social workers, mental health nurses, occupational therapists and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers with specific mental health qualifications.
Health Reimagined facilitate and deliver the ATAPS Program on behalf of the Northern Queensland Primary Health Network (NQPHN) in the following areas - Cairns | Cassowary Coast | Atherton Tablelands | Douglas | Torres & Cape York Regions.
To find out if you're eligible for these free psychological services, make an appointment with your Doctor and ask about the ATAPS Program.
A Not-For-Profit, Non-Government Organisation based in Cairns, Far North Queensland specialising in program facilitation and delivery for the public and private health sectors. Commenced operations in July 2015 drawing on the experience, knowledge and systems of experienced Senior Management and Staff of the former Far North Queensland Medicare Local
- ALLIED HEALTH
- MENTAL HEALTH
- INDIGENOUS HEALTH
- DISABILITY HEALTH
- EDUCATION & TRAINING
Innovation - Through improved program facilitation, delivery systems, efficient and effective processes and communication, Health Reimagined deliver solutions that improve health and wellbeing through innovative programs
Partnerships - Health Reimagined specialise in developing and strengthening partnerships with health professionals, program partners, communities and other stakeholders via co-design, collaboration and engagement to deliver the best programs improving health and wellbeing outcomes
Delivery - HealthE Platform was developed in order to streamline the administration management of Health & Wellbeing Programs delivered by Health Reimagined. Developed in 2015, by Health Reimagined, HealthE Platform provides a streamlined connection and central database which can be accessed remotely. The cloud based electronic platform enables processing of the patient referral from receipt of referral through to triage and allocation creating a central processing point
Data - HealthE Platform has been developed with program efficiency in mind. The time saving features, modern look, in-built collaboration tools and the ability to access the system from anywhere will assist your organisation to create and communicate faster. The platform was designed and developed specifically to increase efficiency of management, facilitation and delivery of the ATAPS Program. HealthE Platform is a proven platform with an extremely high operating success rate.
Education - Health Reimagined specialise in workforce development, education, training facilitation and delivery. Health Reimagined also provide up to date resources and tools online to support health professionals, program partners, communities and other stakeholders to easily navigate health services and referral pathways. Health Reimagined specialise in program marketing and promotion to ensure community members are aware of the health services and resources available and referral pathways to improve health and wellbeing.
Quick Facts About The Region
Contact Mental Health Services - Cairns & Hinterland | Cape & Torres Region
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Disabled access This location has disabled access
Referral Required A Doctor
Online Service Yes
Phone Service Yes
Accessible By Anyone
Access Fee No fee
Age Ranges All ages
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