Visits to Local Hospitals
You are invited to visit four important Psychiatry hospitals in Bangkok as part of your WCP 2020 experience on Thursday, 15 October
- Registration is free but it is mandatory. Registration will be open here soon.
- Places are limited and will be filled on a first come, first served basis.
- Each hospital visit will be limited to 30 places.
- Transportation details will be provided shortly.
- Please bring your ticket to the meeting point.
Visit from: 08:30-12:00
Among the significant social reforms during the reign of King Chulalongkorn, this was the first psychiatric hospital to be established, marking the beginning of modern mental health care in Thailand. From a lunatic asylum on the bank of Chaopraya River in 1889 to a modern Psychiatric Hospital besides the canal, today Somdet Chaopraya Institute of Psychiatry is the most advance training centre for physicians, nurses, psychologists and other mental health professionals in Thailand.
3 hour visit
Srithanya Hospital is one of the largest psychiatric hospitals in Thailand
with a capacity of 750 beds on a 160 acres land in Nonthaburi. Established in 1941 by Dr Luang Wichian Pathayakom, Srithanya has been operating on the vision of being the country’s premier centre for psychiatric rehabilitation, in addition to standard psychiatric services offered for complex mental health conditions hence Srithanya provides care for our patients from their arrival to a successful return to the community
2 hour visit
Yuwaprasart Waithayopathum Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Hospital under the Patronage of H.R.H. Princess Galyani Vadhana, is a 150-bed hospital. It is the first Child and Adolescent Psychiatric hospital in Thailand, established in 1976. We are proficient in caring of autism patients across lifespan. We designed specific intervention programs for each age-group suited to the level of severity to improve their quality of life. For supporting school age ASD patient to study and to maintain them in educational system, we conduct the social skill and academic skill training programs by psychiatric nurses and special education teachers. We also collaborate with school to look after our patients. In 2019, there are 110 schools in Samutprakarn that are part of our program and accept our patients. This program has recently been awarded the National award for “Best practice of school mental health network”. We are also providing occupational and social skill training model for employment of autism who are over 18 and completed secondary school. We also focused on the struggles of children with Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Intellectual Disability (ID), Specific Learning Disability (SLD). Additionally, we also offer in-patients services for child and
adolescent psychiatry disorder under 15 for all psychiatric conditions.
90 minute visit
Manarom Hospital is Thailand’s first and only private hospital for mental health and behavioural healthcare. It was founded in 2005 as a direct response to the lack of a truly comprehensive and fully integrated psychiatric facility in the country. The leading team of psychiatrists, psychologists and therapists at Manarom Hospital take a multidisciplinary approach in providing holistic care and treatment for people of all ages, including children, adolescents, adults and geriatrics. Hospital services, architecture, and facilities are designed carefully with a strong focus in creating a safe, compassionate and accessible place that welcomes everyone.