Sub-acute residential recovery care

Prevention and Recovery Care (Adult) - BENDIGO

The Prevention and Recovery Care (Adult) service in Bendigo provides people experiencing mental health and wellbeing challenges with short term residential stays and access to specialist mental health staff 24 hours a day. The goal of Prevention and Recovery Care is to support clients to achieve stabilised mental health and provide the skills to live safely in the community.

About Prevention and Recovery Care:

This service provides a schedule of group activities alongside tailored individual one to one support based on each client’s strengths and goals, as identified in a personal recovery plan.

Prevention and Recovery Care is designed to support transitions out of hospital or to help clients avoid a hospital stay.

80% of clients who used the Prevention and Recovery Care service in Bendigo felt they had gained a better understanding of their mental health and had access to support. 100% of clients felt safe at the service. 

Who is Prevention and Recovery Care for?

People who need short term intensive recovery support to help them transition out of an acute mental health facility or help them to avoid hospitalisation. 

The Bendigo Prevention and Recovery Care service is funded by Bendigo Health through the Victorian Department of Health

How do I register my interest in Prevention and Recovery Care?

Applicants for the Bendigo Prevention and Recovery Care service must be aged between 16 to 64 years. 

Access is generally through the clinical provider and facilitated through psychiatric assessment. This may be via the Adult Acute Unit (AAU), the Enhanced Crisis Assessment and Treatment Team (ECATT), or the various Community Mental Health Services. 

Why choose Mind for sub-acute residential recovery care?

Mind Australia provides individualised, evidence-based and recovery focused support to more than 11,000 people experiencing mental health and wellbeing concerns in Australia every year.

Mind partners with health, community, and government organisations to provide holistic support and a safe environment for people experiencing mental health and wellbeing concerns to live in the community.

Mind is one of the largest providers of community-managed psychosocial services in Australia with a range of residential, mobile outreach, centre-based and online services.

We are a leading employer of people with lived experience of mental ill-health, recognising their unique ability to connect with and motivate clients and guide recovery.

What do our Prevention and Recovery Care clients say?

“I felt listened to and supported at all times and I was encouraged to step out of my comfort zone and go to the groups, which helped me a lot”- anonymous client.