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Patient support

We offer a range of patient support services for our patients during their time with us. 

Peer support and advocacy

Patients are supported by peer workers – people with a lived experience of mental illness and distress. Once they make significant progress in their own recovery, peer workers positively assist patients’ recovery.

Peer workers offer:

  • Respect, shared responsibility, and a mutual agreement of what is helpful support
  • Patient advocacy - supporting your human rights, right to services, and right to information
  • Support and empowerment – to speak up and express your needs (or do so on your behalf, with your permission)
  • A listening ear – so you can talk about your concerns and ask questions about services that might assist in your recovery
Peer support
Assessment and counselling


Assessment and counselling

A mental health test or assessment is available to assess your emotional wellbeing via a series of questions, and also a physical examination.

A mental health assessment is designed to:

  • Diagnose conditions such as depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, postnatal depression, eating disorders, and psychotic illnesses
  • Differentiate between mental illness and physical health problems

Getting back to
the community

Our support doesn’t stop when you leave. We can assist patients with getting back into the community via the following support channels:

  • List options here


Getting back into the community
Chaplaincy and spiritual care

Chaplaincy and
Spiritual Care


A chaplain’s role is to provide spiritual guidance, counselling, and solace to people of all ages, backgrounds, and belief systems.

They can answer faith-based questions and provide spiritual guidance to patients and staff members during times of hardship. 

Chaplains also perform religious ceremonies, prayer, and meditation services for people in group settings or individually, depending on your needs.