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Aged Inpatient Services

Aged Inpatient Services

Acute Unit

The Aged Acute Unit is a 10  bed aged acute assessment facility that provides short stay in-patient care for people over the aged of 65.

Eligibility: people aged 65 years or older who are suffering a psychiatric illness which cannot be managed at home.

Admission: usually after assessment by the Aged Persons Community Mental Health team.

Location: Queen Elizabeth Centre, 102 Ascot Street south, Ballarat

Tel: 5320 3597 Fax: 5320 3599

Visiting hours : weekdays/weekends: 10am to 8pm

Client and family information guide book

Residential Unit

The Aged Residential Unit is a 20-bed high level care residential facility which proves care and treatment for residents, aged 65 years and over, who have a serious mental illness that requires longer term care.

Eligibility: people aged 65 years or older who are suffering a psychiatric illness that excludes them from being cared for in a non-psychiatric facility.

Admission: usually after assessment by the Aged Persons Community Mental Health team and assessment by the Aged Care     Assessment Services for eligibility.

Location: Queen Elizabeth Centre, 102 Ascot Street South, Ballarat

Tel: 5320 3595 Fax: 5320 3599

Visiting hours: weekdays/weekends: 10am to 8pm

Resident and family information guide book