Sub-acute residential recovery care

Kwelena step up, step down service - ROCKINGHAM

This service provides short term (up to 28 days) support in a residential setting, providing an alternative to hospitalisation (step up) or transition from hospital back into the community (step down). 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. This service provides a schedule of group activities alongside individual 1:1 support based on your strengths and goals as identified in your individual recovery plan.

Download Kwelena step up step down referral form

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 through the clinical provider and facilitated through psychiatric assessment. Referrals can be from a mental health non-government organisation, a GP, or other clinical sources. A person can also self-refer.

Outcome statement:

Stabilised mental health and the skills to live safely in the community.