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Departments

Statewide Child Inpatient Unit

The Statewide Child Inpatient Unit is a 12-bed unit providing assessment and treatment of children under the age of 13 years servicing the whole of Victoria. The service incorporates involvement of the young person’s family members.

The young persons treated in this setting are often experiencing severe emotional, behavioural and relationship difficulties and usually have been referred through CAMHS community services.

The unit is located at the Marion Drummond Building at Austin Hospital.

Marion Drummond Reception
Ph 03 9496 5108
After hours 03 9496 5000