View of the Brain Disorders Unit through the sensory gardenView of the Brain Disorders Unit through the sensory gardenView of the Brain Disorders Unit through the sensory garden

Clinics & services

Brain disorders

Brain disorders

We care for and treat people aged 16 to 65 who have more than one brain disorder.

About us

We care for people with

  • Acquired Brain Injuries (ABI)
  • mental illnesses
  • neurodegenerative disorders (such as Parkinson’s or motor neurone disease)

This includes people whose behaviours are making their life and relationships difficult.

We aim to help people regain as much function and independence as possible.

Our services

We provide the following services:

  • Community outreach service
  • Brain Disorders Unit, Mary Guthrie House, which cares for patients with severe brain injury and psychiatric disturbance
  • Step 2 Transitional Unit, for people building the skills needed to live in the community

Our clinics

We run the following clinic:

Find out more about clinic times and bookings.

Referrals

For patients

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, assessement and referral.

Phone 1300 859 789 

Referrals for the Neurobehaviour Clinic must be from a health professional via fax: 03 9496 2097.

For health professionals

Our Intake Worker can be contacted from Monday to Friday between 12.30 and 4.30pm.

Phone: 03 9490 7366

Fax: 03 9490 7358

Email: bdpv@austin.org.au

Referrals for assistance from the Brain Disorders Program can be submitted using the Referral Form below via mail, email or fax. 

Find out more about how to refer your patient to mental health.

Contact us

Brain Disorders Program

Phone: 03 9490 7366

Email: bdpv@austin.org.au

Location

Brain Disorders Program
Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre
1 Yarra Boulevard
Kew, Victoria 

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