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Swanston Centre

Swanston Centre acute mental health inpatient unit provides treatment and care, support and supervision for clients over 16 years of age who have severe emotional and psychiatric problems.

Care is provided by a team of specialised staff who work with clients, carers and families to provide a therapeutic environment to support the clients’ journey to recovery.

The care team includes psychiatrists, psychiatric registrars, nurses, peer support workers, occupational therapists, pharmacists, social workers, cleaners and food services staff. Referral to other Barwon Health services is facilitated as required.

The unit programme enshrines the principles of:

  • Safety and respect
  • Compassion and dignity
  • Advocacy and empowerment
  • Healthcare and recovery oriented delivery of care
  • Individual and collective outcomes
  • Service improvement
  • Joining and connecting within a community and with the broader community
  • All faiths/religions and cultural background persons are welcomed.

Last Modified: Friday, 25 November 2022

Contact us

70 Swanston Street, Geelong, 3220

Open 24/7

Barwon Health offers 24/7 help, information or referral via our Mental Health, Alcohol and Drugs Services triage.

  1300 094 187