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Secure Extended Care Unit

Secure Extended Care Unit

The Secure Extended Care Unit provides secure, longer term, inpatient care for people who have unremitting and severe symptoms of mental illness or disorder and associated behaviour disturbance and are unable to be safely or adequately treated in less restrictive settings.

Clients are provided with specialised mental health treatment with programs  tailored  to support independence and minimise the ill effects of long term care.

Eligibility: people aged 18—65 years  who are suffering a psychiatric illness which cannot be treated in less restrictive settings.

Admission: internal referral only.

Location: Sturt St, Ballarat (Base Hospital Site) 

Tel: 5320 4187

Visiting hours: weekdays/weekends: 10am to 8pm to suit family needs.