St George Hospital PECC Unit

Service Description

A 6 bed Psychiatric Emergency Care Centre, located alongside the Emergency Department. Provides short term, generally 24-72 hours, admission for patients in mental health crisis. Patients are provided with a range of specialised care, from mental health assessment in the ED, to referral and follow up care with discharge planning. Services for people 18- 65 years and older.

Hours of Operation

24/7

Accessibility

Referral System

Through Emergency Department, Doctor, Community Mental Health Team

Service Fees

None

Languages (other than English)

Telephone interpreter

Disability Access

Yes. Lift, Ramp, Toilet, Wheelchair Access

Organisational Information

Area Served

South East Sydney HACC

Parent Organisation

South Eastern Sydney LHD

Other Information

Volunteering Opportunities

Yes

Last Updated: 23 July 2019