Sub-acute residential recovery care
Step Up Step Down service - CAIRNS
With sub-acute, short stay step-up and step-down care (delivered through partnership with the local hospital network) residents can access specialist clinical mental health staff 24 hours a day, while also being supported to strengthen relationships with family and friends, and skills for living safely in the community. A schedule of group activities is provided alongside individual 1:1 support based on your strengths and goals as identified in your individual recovery plan. Cairns Step Up Step Down is an adult service (18 - 65yrs).
Who for:People who need short term intensive recovery support to help them transition out of an acute mental health facility or to help them avoid hospitalisation.
How to access:Access is generally through the clinical provider and facilitated through psychiatric assessment.
Outcome statement:Stabilised mental health and the skills to live safely in the community.
- QLD 4870