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Inpatient services

Inpatient Services

Where ever possible people are treated in the community, however, sometimes this is not possible and inpatient care is needed.

BHS MHS provides the following inpatient services:

  • 23 bed Adult Acute mental health inpatient service that provides management and treatment during an acute phase of mental illness.
  • 10 bed Aged Acute inpatient unit that provides management and treatment during an acute phase of mental illness for clients aged 65 years and over.
  • 20 bed aged high level care residential facility which provides care and treatment for residents over 65 years and over who have a serious mental illness that requires longer term care.
  • 20 bed Residential Recovery Program facility that focuses on people who have a significant and prolonged history of mental illness and associated deterioration in psychosocial function.
  • 12 bed Secure Extended Care facility that provides secure care for people who have unremitting and severe symptoms of mental illness and associated behaviour disturbance.
  • 5 bed Mother and Family Unit that provides specialist perinatal mental health assessment and biopsychosocial treatment for women and their children, exclusive to those residing in the Grampians and South Western region.

Ballarat Health Services Smoke Free Policy applies to all inpatient facilities.