Adult Mental Health Inpatient Service - IPU1/IPU2 - Services

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50 bed adult mental health inpatient facility offering acute services as part of Eastern Health's 75 bed Inpatient service. (25 beds at Box Hill).

The mental health inpatient service provides services to adults in the Outer Eastern region of EasternHealth aged 16 to 64yrs with an acute mental illness that cannot be treated in a less restrictive environment.

The priority for Eastern Health's Adult Mental Health Program's inpatient service is to provide access to beds for acutely unwell persons and to provide high quality inpatient mental health care in a timely and responsive manner. Staff and management of the IPU's are committed to team work, respect and collaboration in providing excellent and accountable high quality mental health care ensuring all options are explored in the pursuit of providing such access and care.

Our aim is to achieve a safe, equitable and therapeutic environment.

Our focus is on recovery and we strive to attain the highest level of care and service delivery.


The Maroondah Mental Health Inpatient Service is responsible for provision of inpatient care to all residents living within the area of Eastern Health, however, the main focus of care is to those living within the Outer East area.

Grey Street Ringwood East 3135 IPU 1 office phone: 9955 1116 IPU 2 office phone: 9955 1144


Consumers who may be in need of inpatient care do not contact the inpatient service directly. Access to inpatient beds is via the Easternhealth Triage Service on 1300 721 927.


2.00pm until 8.00pm, earlier times by appointment.