Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Covenant Health

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Description
Provides a 10 bed secure unit in the hospital to assess and treat people with severe addiction mental health problems.

Psychiatry ICU, provides intensive treatment for moderate to severe mental illness. This includes but is not limited to:

  • schizophrenia
  • bipolar disorder
  • borderline personality disorder
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • adjustment disorder
  • psychosis
  • drug-induced disorders

Patients admitted here are in a secure setting with no access off-unit. We specialize in de-escalation, acute behaviour stabilization, and treatment with mental health medications.


Key Provider: licensed practical nurses (LPNs), occupational therapists (OTs), psychiatrists, psychologists, registered nurses (RNs), registered practical nurses (RPNs), social workers, addiction counsellors
Eligibility
No
Application Process
Service Access: See below, Admission to this unit is determined during an Emergency Room visit where a psychiatrist is consulted.
Referral Process: No,

Admission to this unit is determined during an Emergency Room visit where a psychiatrist is consulted.




Waiting Period: N/A,
Telephone
780-735-7611
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: N/A
Documents Required

Admission to this unit is determined during an Emergency Room visit where a psychiatrist is consulted.

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: Yes - Parking stalls, ramps, and elevators.
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Agency Information
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Last Verified On
October 5, 2023
Address
1100 Youville Drive NW
Edmonton, AB, T6L 5X8

This Covenant Health facility provides a range of healthcare services including a 24 / 7 emergency department.


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