The services, located on level 3, have been designed, built and fitted to an exceptionally high standard in order to provide a pleasant environment, whilst meeting the requirements for an acute mental health facility.
Treatment and care follows these principles:
consumer-centred care with active involvement from family and carers as appropriate
an unrestrictive, safe environment
a multidisciplinary approach to interventions, with holistic and self-care where possible
ongoing support through community services
Involuntary and voluntary admissions.
There are 4 units that make up the inpatient Mental Health service:
- 20 bed private acute mental health ward including a 4-bed High Dependency Unit
- 20 bed public acute mental health ward including a 4-bed High Dependency Unit
- 15 bed ward for the care of older people (65 years and over) including a 4-bed High Dependency Unit
- 6-bed short stay acute unit.
The acute adult units and the older persons unit are all single rooms with ensuites and each unit has outdoor courtyards.