Available by appointment only.
The Neuropsychiatry Unit provides a statewide inpatient (8 bed), outpatient and liaison neuropsychiatry service. A major role of the unit is to provide clinical and therapeutic input for referred patients who will usually have complex clinical problems, which range across psychiatry, neurology and general medicine. The Neuropsychiatry Unit provides a short stay, statewide and on occasions interstate, diagnostic assessment service.
The Unit offers multidisciplinary assessments for patients with psychiatric disorders including:
-- Atypical psychiatric syndromes or organic cerebral disorders;
-- Treatment resistant disorders and treatment complications; and
-- Atypical or early onset dementia and those with co-morbid medical and neurological disease.
Assessments are preformed combining services provided by consultant neuropsychiatrists, neuropsychiatry registrar and resident, neuropsychologists, sessional neurologists and specialist nursing staff, all whom are involved in twice weekly multidisciplinary inpatient team meetings.
To provide assessment, recommendations for future care and on occasion, treatment for patients with complex psychiatric, neurological and medical problems.