The Neuropsychiatry Unit is committed to meeting its goals, within a philosophy which embraces the needs of the patient and their family. These goals are:
- To consistently deliver and build upon the high level of specialist assessment and care provided to patients and their families.
- To employ a multidisciplinary approach in comprehensively assessing the impact of mental illness on the patient's daily function and lifestyle.
- To create a supportive environment for patients, their families and friends and staff.
- To provide ongoing observation of the patient, which may facilitate diagnosis and direction for future care.
To ensure the delivery of comprehensive and integrated mental health services to residents of the northern and western regions of metropolitan Melbourne by building on the State and Commonwealth reform objectives.
North-Western Mental Health will be a leading edge mental health program renowned for ensuring the delivery of easily accessible, timely and responsive quality mental health services in an environment which supports learning, research and continuous quality improvement.