2230. Hon Alison Xamon to the parliamentary secretary representing the Deputy Premier; Minister for Health; Mental Health:
I refer to the urgent need for better supports for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disability with co-occurring mental illness, and I ask:
(a) have key documents relating to State-wide policy and service models for people with co-occurring issues been developed;
(b) if yes to (a), please table the documents; and
(c) if no to (a):
(i) when are they due to be finalised;
(ii) will they be made publicly available; and
(iii) if no to (c)(ii), why not?
Hon Alanna Clohesy replied:
I am advised:
(b) A Core Capability Framework (the Framework) for working with people with intellectual disability and co-occurring mental health issues was developed by the Western Australian Council of Social Service.
The Framework has been endorsed by the Mental Health Commission.
(c) Not applicable.