Adult Inpatient Units

Program Description

The Adult Inpatient Mental Health Program is a provider of adult mental health services primarily for Middlesex County. The program offers stabilization and treatment for adults over 16 years of age.

The inpatient service offers short-term admissions for crisis stabilization, assessments of a variety of mental health spheres and coordination with community resources for follow up treatment and community support after discharge. Care provided includes crisis intervention, individual support and milieu management.

The inpatient units have therapeutic links with the mental health community and integrate the discharge planning with the community agencies and their personal. Partners in providing a continuum of care include: Canadian Mental Health Association, the London Inter-community Health Centre, the London Crisis Centre, Mission Services and the Parkwood Mental Health Care program among others.

General Information:

Number of Beds:

74 inpatient beds including 12 psychiatric intensive care beds

Team Composition:

Psychiatrists, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Specialist, Clinical Educator, Internist, Registered Nurses and Orderlies

Hospital Location: Victoria Hospital, 7th floor.

Student Consolidation:

Students are valued. Staff has preceptor experience and clinical instructor experience.

Many opportunities exist within Mental Health Care to enhance your understanding of how individuals and their families cope with mental health issues.

Enhance your skills within a comprehensive program.