Our staff caring for you will keep you updated regarding your planned discharge date. If you foresee any problems with being discharged, please discuss the issues with the staff caring for you as soon as possible, so that plans can be put in place.
It is usual for patients to continue their recovery at home – and there are a number of potential supports available. As well as the ongoing care of your psychiatrist, you may be referred to one of our group therapy day programs where we can offer additional and continued support.
On the morning of your discharge, your nurse will have ready for you:
Before heading home, please go to Reception to settle any accounts not covered by your health insurance, which are payable on discharge. We accept cash, personal cheque, credit card or EFTPOS (direct payments only, no cash withdrawals).
Aside from your hospital accounts, you may receive additional accounts from your treating Psychiatrist, Pathology, or Pharmacy services that may be claimable by you from Medicare or your health insurance fund.
Should you need it our staff are happy to arrange transport for you.