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Programs & Services


Special Care Unit Services

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

Speacial Care Unit Services, or Psychiatry ICU, provides intensive treatment for moderate to severe mental illness. This includes but is not limites 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.

Contact Details

Grey Nuns Community Hospital

Address
1100 Youville Drive NW
Edmonton, Alberta
T6L 5X8
Telephone
780-735-7611
Getting There

Public transportation available

Hours of Operation
Note
Service hours not available.
Access
Service Providers May Include
occupational therapists (OTs), psychiatrists, psychologists, registered nurses (RNs), social workers
Referral Needed

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

Service Access

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