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Australasian Health Facility Guidelines: Part B ‐ Health Facility Briefing and Planning 136 ‐ NON ACUTE INPATIENT MENTAL HEALTH UNIT

Australasian Health Infrastructure Alliance Country Resources Mental Health Service Standards Australia 28 November 2013 Guidelines mental health care, mental health service, quality care

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PURPOSE OF GUIDELINE

This Health Planning Unit (HPU) has been developed for use by project staff ‐ architects,
planners, engineers, project managers and other consultants, and for end users, to
facilitate the process of planning and design.

It is intended to assist with the planning and design of a unit that will be fit for purpose in
accordance with its designated service delineation / capability and defined catchment
population.

It is a new HPU issued for Australasian use in 2013. Its development has been informed by
an extensive consultation process.

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