The Psychiatric Assessment & Planning Unit (PAPU) is a short stay, four bed, mixed gender, adult mental health unit located next to the Emergency Department at Maroondah Hospital. 

PAPU is a safe and supported environment that provides you with recovery-focused, person-centred care.  

You can stay at our PAPU for up to 72 hours to receive specialist mental health assessment, planning and short-term treatment by our team of dedicated mental health professionals.  

Next to Maroondah Hospital Emergency Department.  Davey Street, Ringwood.

Phone: (03) 9982 2179 

We welcome visitors at PAPU and encourage visitors to attend between the hours of 9.00am and 8.00pm.