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Capital program

Youth Mental Health

The Youth Mental Health—Capital Program includes the delivery of:

Delivering capital projects: Design to construction

July 2017–2018

Project start-up

The capital program is led by the Department of Health and collaboratively managed with the Department of Education. Oversight is comprised of groups to progress the capital program which includes project partners, consumer and carer representatives, Hospital and Health Services, Health Consumers Queensland, industry and additional interdepartmental representation.

Site options

Government will be investigating and selecting sites for the Step Up Step Down Units and Day Programs.

Design development

Consists of stakeholder interviews, workshops, user groups, infrastructure co-design consultation and peer reviews. Used to collaboratively consult centre design development; and to critique, validate and address requirements of the design process.

Co-design

A co-design process is undertaken to assist with development of the design of facilities and the model of service including integrated educational services. This is to ensure consumers, carers and community members are engaged and actively participate throughout the lifespan of the capital program.

Procurement

Engagement of the building contractor for the facilities will proceed via a tender process.

2019–2020

Construction

Construction for the statewide adolescent mental health treatment centre begins in late 2018 and for the Step Up Step Down Units and Day Programs in early 2019.

Commencement

Services commence in 2020 subject to operational commissioning proceeding in late 2019.

More information

Updates on each project will be provided on the news and communique page and Clinical Excellence Queensland Facebook page. For more information please contact the capital program team on EDyouthmentalhealth@health.qld.gov.au

Last updated: 5 March 2019