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Community Care Unit

At our Community Care Unit we provide medium to long term mental health care and rehabilitation in a supervised residential setting for people aged between 18-65 who are in recovery, but require support to transition to independent living.

The team at the unit support residents and help them develop skills required to live in the community, such as :

  • Staying well – both physical and mental health including medication management
  • Life skills such as cooking, cleaning and shopping
  • Community access e.g. using public transport
  • Community linking e.g. to sports or social organisations
  • Return to work or study

Staff at the unit can help the resident with referrals for other supports. They also provides support to families and carers.

The CCU site is made up of:

  • 20 one-bedroom units (including two suitable for use by people with physical disabilities). Each unit has their own:
    • Bedroom
    • Bathroom with laundry facilities
    • Living room
    • Kitchen/dining area
  • Administration building with reception area, interview rooms, family meeting room, conference room and staff offices
  • A shared building that has a group room for various educational programs and group activities, barbecue area and visitor toilet
  • Car park spaces

How to access this service

Referrals to the unit can come from:

  • CQ Health mental health services
  • other mental health services in Queensland
Last updated: 26 July 2019

Contact

Community Care Unit
8 MacNevin Street
North Rockhampton QLD 4701

Phone: (07) 4816 8800
Fax: (07) 4816 8850

Need help outside hours?

1300 MHCALL (1300 64 2255)

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