Assessment Item 1: Written Assessment
“Mental health service delivery and philosophy has significantly changed since pre-deinstitutionalisation and the introduction of the Recovery Framework in Australia. Critically evaluate the effects that this has had on the health of people with mental illness and on the consumer experience.”
As a guide, in order to answer this essay question, the completed essay should give the reader an understanding of what mental health service delivery was prior to deinstutionalisation and an overview of what the Recovery Framework is and how it is implemented in Australian mental health services. Evidence to support this should be critically analysed rather than described and should be based on primary sources of literature (at least ten different references should be used). The essay should be written in professional, academic language, include an introduction and conclusion and should adhere to APA 6th referencing guidelines. Dot points and first person writing (including personal opinion) should not be used in a University essay.