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The Australasian Health Facility Guidelines: Psychiatric Emergency Care Centre (PECC)

Australasian Health Infrastructure Alliance Country Resources Mental Health Service Standards Australia, New Zealand 16 December 2010 Guidelines emergency, service standards, severe mental illness

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This Health Planning Unit has been developed as a resource to assist project teams in the planning, design and construction of a Psychiatric Emergency Care Centre (PECC). It should be read in conjunction with generic planning requirements and Standard Components described in Parts A, B, C & D of these Guidelines, the PEC Operational Model of Care
Guideline (refer below) and the Health Facility Guideline for Acute Adult Mental Health Units. The latter provides some of the more detailed information on design.


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