Child and Adolescent Inpatient Unit

Type of Service

Inpatient

Program Description

A 10-bed inpatient unit that provides comprehensive care to children and adolescents up to and including the age of 17 who are experiencing acute psychiatric symptoms. Unit functions include multidisciplinary assessment, initiation of treatment and discharge planning. Admission is on a planned and voluntary basis.

Program Restricted To

Children
Youth

Access Information

Decisions regarding admission are made by Unit Psychiatrists. Referrals originate from physicians as well as transfers from other hospitals. Admission may be planned or on an emergency basis, either voluntary or involuntary. Inquiries from youth, parents, schools, and community organizations are welcome. Referral letter should be faxed to intake. In emergency situations, where there is significant risk of harm to self or others, patients should be brought to the Emergency Department.

User Costs

Program Cost No
Additional Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 905-494-2120 ext. 57899
Fax 905-494-6457

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 0 to 17 years of age.
Catchment LHINs: (Central West)
Wheelchair Access Yes

Smoking

Policy Abstinence required

Languages

English Interpretation Services

Hours

Main Hours

Monday 0000-2400
Tuesday 0000-2400
Wednesday 0000-2400
Thursday 0000-2400
Friday 0000-2400
Saturday 0000-2400
Sunday 0000-2400