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Mental Health Lounge

What we’re planning

A new Mental Health Lounge will be added to Logan Hospital’s Emergency Department, which will create a welcoming and comfortable environment for our patients and their families.

The unit will be constructed within the existing courtyard space of the Emergency Department, and will include a patient lounge, consult rooms, staff station and access to an outside area.

This space will provide a safe and quiet area for our mental health patients to be triaged and treated, while being in close proximity to the emergency department to ensure a cohesive response to individual patient needs.

Benefits

  • Dedicated space for patients experiencing mental health conditions
  • Provides rapid access to early diagnosis, intervention and referral for patients
  • Creates an environment where patients experiencing mental health conditions don’t need to transition through the busy emergency department.

Timelines

  • July-September 2019: Procurement and design
  • October 2019: Construction starts
  • March 2020: Opening
Last updated 25 March 2020
Last reviewed 15 October 2019