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University Hospital Ostrava – care center for comprehensive rehabilitation in mental health care

Department 58 – International Relations
Department 58 – International Relations


RegionMoravskoslezský region
Title of the ProgrammePublic Health Initiatives – Activity I. – Mental health care
Title of the ProjectUniversity Hospital Ostrava – care center for comprehensive rehabilitation in mental health care
Number of the Project---
Project Promoter

University Hospital Ostrava


Name of Norwegian Partner(s)

Norwegian Centre for Integreted Telemedicine, University Hospital of North Norway HF

Name of Local Partner(s)

Studio for Children and Youth at the National Moravian-Silesian Theatre

House of Mental Health

Janáček Conservatory and Secondary Grammar School in Ostrava

MENS SANA - Centre for Psychosocial Assistance

National Moravian-Silesian Theatre



Objective of the Project

The project aims to build a modern day-time facility with capacity of 10 places closely cooperating with out-patient facility and applying comprehensive psychiatric therapy procedures and uninterrupted transition between individual treatment phases, which shall ensure better adherence of patients to treatment. Creation of this facility providing comprehensive therapy in close link to the modern and safely oriented out-patient tract will allow reduction in the length of hospitalization, improve provided care, improve functional skill of patients, ease their return to civil life and link ward care with therapy, out-patient care and social care. It will involve patients in activities offered by supporting organizations functioning in Ostrava. The gradual transition between individual treatment phases will improve adherence and response of patients to care. Last but not least, the shorter ward care will increase the number of patients, which may be provide psychiatric care in their place of residence.

Approved grant

approximately 806 500 EUR

Project DurationStart date:1st January 2015, End date: 31st December 2015