Aged Acute Mental Health Unit (1 West)

We provide a 24 hour, 7 day a week bed based aged persons mental health inpatient unit. You can access 1 West as either a voluntary person or compulsory patient (under the Victorian Mental Health Act (2014)) for short-term inpatient treatment and care during an acute phase of mental illness.

Service information

This service is available to people 65 years and older living in the Frankston and Mornington Peninsula Areas. You can access this service if you are in an acute phase of mental illness or struggling with behaviour associated with a formal diagnosis of dementia or related conditions.

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Getting to 1 West

The Aged Acute Mental Health Unit is located at Frankston Hospital.


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