LEAP is an 8-bed, 40 day inpatient unit.
LEAP aims to support patients begin the process of recovery from an eating disorder and learn new skills to replace eating disorder behaviours. Often, but not always, patients admitted to LEAP will need support in weight restoration. In LEAP, all meals and snacks are prepared by the hospital and patients are supported during their meals. Patients are expected to eat 3 meals and 3 snacks per day. Both group and individual therapy is provided to the patients in LEAP.
PREP is a 5-bed, 40 day inpatient unit.
PREP aims to support those who have already begun their journey of recovery and to help consolidate skills in replacing eating disorder behaviours with a greater sense of autonomy and self-directedness. PREP will also focus on supporting patients learn new life skills to help move toward living a more fulfilled life. Patients must be within a healthy weight range to undertake PREP, as the focus is on maintaining a healthy weight and body acceptance. In PREP, some meals and snacks will be prepared by the hospital and others will be prepared by the patient as part of their therapy. Patients are expected to eat 3 meals and 3 snacks per day. Both group and individual therapy will be provided to the patients in PREP.