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Table 1 Mental health inpatient units characteristics

From: Developing family rooms in mental health inpatient units: an exploratory descriptive study

Acute admission 1 Acute admission 2 Acute admission 3 Acute admission 4
• Consumers within first two years of diagnosis • Consumers linked with service >2 years • Consumers with acute episode or relapse of mental illness or disorder • Consumers with sustained mental illness requiring psychosocial intervention and support
• 24 beds • 24 beds • 20 beds • 20 rehabilitation/ recovery beds
• 12 bed female High Dependency Unit (HDU) attached • Average length of Stay 30 days • 10 HDU beds • 10 Long stay beds
• Average Length of Stay 16 days (8 days HDU) • Average Length of Stay 22 days • 5 forensic beds
• Average Length of Stay 101 days
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