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Mental Health & Addictions
Adult Clinical Services

INPATIENT SERVICES

Phone: 306-691-6473      
Fax: 306-691-6461

 

55 Diefenbaker Drive
Moose Jaw, SK  S6J 0C2

The inpatient unit at the Dr. F.H. Wigmore Regional Hospital is a 12 bed acute psychiatric unit with 2 shared-care beds designated pursuant to The Mental Health Services Act.

• Drop-in Support Services
• Group Services
• Inpatient Services
• Internet-Based Cognitive Therapy
• Trauma Response Program


Admission to the adult inpatient unit is arranged by a psychiatrist with admitting privileges.

Discharge/Transfer or Completion

Average length of stay on the unit is about 11 days.  Discharge is part of a process that involves the entire treatment team and any other resources necessary.

Access

Access is by the Psychiatrist.  Psychiatrists, often in consultation with other staff, decide whether or not to admit.  No referral is necessary.  Urgent admissions are often assessed in the emergency department by the psychiatrist or their designate.