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The Transition Support Unit (TSU) is a 13-bed unit.
People from anywhere in Victoria can use this service. Most people stay for 3 to 5 years. How long you stay will depend on how quickly you get to where you want to be.
When you arrive, you will be given a key worker. This is the person who will help you identify your recovery goals and support you to achieve them.
You will have a number of other people involved in your care. These include a doctor and a psychiatrist.
You will have regular meetings with your doctor, psychiatrist, key worker and the manager of our unit while you are staying here. We will work with you on your treatment and recovery.
You will have your own lockable bedroom with a bathroom. All bedrooms have a private desk, lockable safe and TV.
Meals are provided. You can make your own meals and cook with staff assistance if you wish.
There is a phone available for you to remain in contact with people important to you.
If you feel stressed or unsafe, we have a sensory room. It's comfortable, private and has things to help you relax, such as music, calming images and sounds.
We provide the following services:
You can refer yourself or someone that you're concerned about to our mental health services.
Call our mental health triage service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for information, assessment and referral.
Phone: 1300 859 789
Find out how to refer your patient to mental health.
Phone: 03 9496 6388
Transition Support Unit
Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital
300 Waterdale Rd