Community detention was introduced in June 2005 and is a form of immigration detention that enables a person to reside in the community without needing to be escorted. Asylum Seekers in Community Detention have special arrangements for recieving health services. This Power Point presentation has been developed to assist health services to understand arrangements in place for people in community detention. The specific topic area the presentation covers includes:
- the Community Detention Program,
- health services on Christmas Island and detention facilities,
- health orientation and health supports for people in Community Detention,
- information and contact details for International Health and Medical Services (IHMS) providers,
- organisations who support people in Community Detention, and
- resources and referral pathways.
The presentation can be tailored to meet the needs of the presenter, but please acknowledge the work of the Victorian Refugee Health Network.