Catholic Healthcare’s Mental Health Services provide comfort and support for people during the recovery process so they are able to grow and flourish in their communities.
We also encourage our clients to guide the level of care and support they require to ensure ongoing health and wellbeing.
Our Mental Health Services include:
We are funded to deliver programs that include: Day to Day Living in the Community Program in Orange and Mental Health Respite in the Central West, Orana, Riverina, Mid North Coast, Southern Highlands, Northern Sydney and Cumberland Prospect regions.
Below are some of the support programs available for people needing mental health support.
Mental Health Carer Respite (MHCR)
The MHCR provides social and physical activity for people a with mental illness the program focusses on both social interaction and community participation.
The carer takes some respite while the person in their care engages in community activity independent of their carer.
The program provides a respite service to carers to enable them to continue to sustain their caring role. Respite prevents early hospitalisation or institutionalisation of the care recipient by supporting the carers in their role. To enquire call 1800 225 474.
Mental Health Respite
Respite Program for ageing Carers of people with a mental illness, psychiatric or intellectual disability which runs Tuesday and Wednesday from the Respite Cottage. To enquire call 1800 225 474.
Day 2 Day Living
Based in Orange, the program provides Community Participation opportunities for people diagnosed with a mental health condition.
Clients are offered activities to reconnect to their community and improve health and wellbeing outcomes.
This is a structured activity program that aims to improve the health outcomes of clients through personal development in the provision of independent living skills.
The focus of the program is on a person’s strengths rather than their deficits. It acknowledges that a person can live a satisfying life within the limitation of their illness.
It offers a range of activities including:
Provides support and assistance for individuals who are willing to reorganise and clean their homes so that they can live in a safe and clean environment. For more information, phone 1800 225 474.
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