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Hunter Valley, NSW

This project required a refurbishment of the Hunter Valley Mental Health Inpatient Unit located on the first floor of The Maitland Hospital to support enhanced inpatient facilities.

A key focus of the project was to provide a suitable environment to facilitate the involvement of families and carers during the patients stay in the acute inpatient mental health facility. This included the provision of dedicated areas for conducting family interviews, improved access, entry and waiting areas to the Mental Health unit including the provision of public amenities, realignment of the existing reception and staff station areas to improve observational lines to the waiting area and the overall unit.

The project enabled an increased focus on the coordinated provision of contemporary mental health care to patients, families, carers and the community at large.

Maitland Mental Health Unit