We provide a caring and nurturing environment for the emotional and psychiatric needs of adults and seniors. Patient treatment includes education and support for families.
Daily services for adults:
- Community meetings
- Goal setting
- Psycho-education groups
- Current events groups
- Group therapy
- Relaxation techniques
- Diversional activities
- Occupational therapy/Sensorimotor tasks
Daily services for seniors (65 and older):
- Remotivation groups
- Reminiscence groups
- Sensory stimulation groups
- Music therapy
- Occupational therapy/Activities of Daily Living assistance
Admission to Behavioral Health Services
Patients will receive medical clearance from the Emergency Department physician or medical floor physician. Medical clearance includes; a review of recent required lab tests and stable pre-existing medical conditions.
An Admission Assessment Coordinator will complete a psychosocial with the prospective patient and staff. All information provided by the patient/family member will be reviewed with the on-call psychiatrist to determine an appropriate admission and treatment plan. When appropriate, family/collateral contacts are part of the assessment process that is performed by the Admission Assessment Coordinator. The Admission Assessment Coordinators are available in the Emergency Department 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Medical emergencies should be handled by calling 9-1-1 or by visiting the Emergency Department.
For more information, please call (256) 265-6780. All calls are confidential.