Other conditions

Mental health conditions are wide ranging. People can experience different mental health challenges at different times in their lives or following different life experiences.

A number of Ramsay Mental Health services offer a general mental health ward, to care for patients experiencing general mental health issues and mood disorders, such as anxiety and depression.

Bipolar Disorder

Inpatient program 

Our inpatient service is run by an experienced multi-disciplinary team who will provide you with 24 hour care. 

We will provide you with a comfortable, stable environment allowing you to focus solely on your recovery. 

Through the inpatient service you will have : 

  • Access to treatment ,information and resources to help support and drive your recovery goals 
  • Have the opportunity to participate in our holistic care program designed to improve your physical, nutritional and social health. 

Day program 

The Supportive Day Program is designed to give support, education and skills training to improve the quality and enjoyment in life for people experiencing mental health problems, and to help prevent relapse and repeated hospital admissions. The group provides relief from social isolation and enables patients to discuss their current difficulties in a supportive environment and receive assistance with problem solving and goal setting. The Supportive day program is inclusive and accepts patients suffering from a myriad of issues and symptoms. A combination of therapies is utilised to deliver a program in a supportive, encouraging and learning environment. 

This program is specifically designed for patients with depression and bipolar disorder, and offers support, psycho-education and skills development to effectively manage symptoms and to improve the quality and enjoyment in life. Attendance is usually for 10 weeks depending on individual needs. In this supportive group there is an opportunity to practice implementing these skills. Participants are also given assistance in developing a weekly plan for achieving goals that are related to meaningful areas of life. 

The Mood Disorders day program covers issues that have been identified by research as being important in the onset and maintenance of depressed mood. These issues include: 

  • Understanding depression & reversing the vicious cycle of depression 
  • Grief and loss 
  • Understanding Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) 
  • Challenging negative thoughts 
  • Anger and problem solving 
  • Effective communication 
  • Creating a meaningful and healthy lifestyle 
  • Relapse prevention 

The program uses evidence-based therapies as the basis for psychological treatment, which most commonly incorporates a combination of CBT and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy. Emphasis is placed on the provision of a warm, supportive and encouraging environment. 

Borderline Personality Disorder

Inpatient Program 

Our inpatient service is run by an experienced multi-disciplinary team who will provide you with 24 hour care. 

We will provide you with a comfortable, stable environment allowing you to focus solely on your recovery. 

Through the inpatient service you will have : 

  • Access to treatment ,information and resources to help support and drive your recovery goals 
  • Have the opportunity to participate in our holistic care program designed to improve your physical, nutritional and social health. 

Day Program 

The Supportive Day Program is designed to give support, education and skills training to improve the quality and enjoyment in life for people experiencing mental health problems, and to help prevent relapse and repeated hospital admissions. The group provides relief from social isolation and enables patients to discuss their current difficulties in a supportive environment and receive assistance with problem solving and goal setting. The Supportive day program is inclusive and accepts patients suffering from a myriad of issues and symptoms. A combination of therapies is utilised to deliver a program in a supportive, encouraging and 

Schizophrenia

Inpatient Program 

Our inpatient service is run by an experienced multi-disciplinary team who will provide you with 24 hour care. 

We will provide you with a comfortable, stable environment allowing you to focus solely on your recovery. 

Through the inpatient service you will have : 

  • Access to treatment ,information and resources to help support and drive your recovery goals 
  • Have the opportunity to participate in our holistic care program designed to improve your physical, nutritional and social health. 

Day Program 

Our Supportive Day Program assists patients who would benefit from a supportive, less structured therapeutic environment and is ideally used as a maintenance program. 

Rather than focusing directly on mood, anxiety, psychosis or other specific types of disorders or issues, the Supportive day program is inclusive and accepts patients suffering from a myriad of issues and symptoms.  A combination of therapies is utilised to deliver a program in a supportive, encouraging and learning environment. 



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