Ireland Brown Construction | Austin Health Transition Support Unit

Austin Health Transition Support Unit

Project Name
Austin Health Transition Support Unit
Client
Department of Health
Superintendent
Johnstaff Projects Pty Ltd
Project Value
$5.9 Million
Project Time Frame
October 2014 - December 2015

Ireland Brown Constructions was engaged to construct the new Transition Support Unit within Austin Hospital. The unit will act as a ‘Step Down’ for patients with complex mental illnesses, an intellectual disability or an acquired brain injury. The residence consists of 10 patient bedrooms complimented by lounging areas, consultation rooms, amenities, courtyards and adequate facilities for staff and visitors.

During construction, a new crossover from Waterdale Road into the existing car park was constructed and demolition of the car park directly adjacent to the existing Critical Care Unit (CCU) Building.