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Hospitals 25 March 2024

Westside Lodge rehab facility upgrade complete

In this video, we take a look inside the newly expanded Westside Lodge dual diagnosis drug and mental health unit at Sunshine Hospital.

The Westside Lodge rehab facility upgrade is now complete

TEXT ON SCREEN: An expanded and refurbished Westside Lodge residential rehabilitation facility at Sunshine Hospital has been completed

IMAGES: Aerial views of the facility set amongst the larger Sunshine Hospital complex

TEXT ON SCREEN: The $10.29 million project has delivered an additional 10 beds, bringing the facility's total capacity to 30 beds

IMAGES: Sweeping aerial views of the facility and adjacent roads and parking areas

TEXT ON SCREEN: Take a look inside

IMAGES: Major signage on the facility frontage

TEXT ON SCREEN: Westside Lodge provides a clinically led, recovery-focused model of care for people recovering from drug and alcohol use, as well as mental health challenges

IMAGES: Lounge/meeting areas and the pharmacy

TEXT ON SCREEN: It's designed to provide a calming and therapeutic environment for patients and their families

IMAGES: Spacious lounge and kitchen/dining room spaces

TEXT ON SCREEN: The bigger and better facility will enable the treatment of up to 40 people each year

IMAGES: Inpatient unit and final aerial shots of the facility and behind the Sunshine Hospital comple

IMAGES: A sliding transition screen then displays the Victorian Health Building Authority and Victoria State Government logos and the URL vhba.vic.gov.au

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Learn more about the Westside Lodge dual diagnosis unit expansion via our dedicated project page.

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Last updated: 25 March 2024