King Edward Memorial Hospital Mother and Baby Unit
- King Edward Memorial Hospital
- Subiaco, Western Australia
- 8 Bed unit including 2 bed secure unit; Day facilities; Therapy and outpatients services; Administration facilities
The mother and baby unit is a modern and innovative purpose-built facility at the King Edward Memorial Hospital campus. The development provides an 8-bed inpatient mental health service for mothers with postnatal depression and other associated mental health conditions.
The project services women, infants, children and families from metropolitan, rural and remote regions and provides both an inpatient service and ongoing support immediately after discharge from the hospital. This facility has resulted in substantial improvement of the mother and baby health services in Western Australia to align with international benchmarks.